Diwali is just round the corner and the city of Navi Mumbai is back into the festive spirit after a tiring cacophonous elections. Diwali is a festival of lights, gifts and sweets. It is that festive time of the year, where we decorate and lit up our houses. Paper kandeels and rustic mud diyas and beautiful torans are all time favorites, irrespective of whatever there may be in the offing.
Let me confess that as a sensible citizen who observes politics sagaciously, I'm not totally impressed with the kind of election campaigning that have happened for the present assembly elections in Maharashtra.
It seems Shiv sena Chief Uddhab Thackeray has been over rattled and flustered from inside after the crumble of Sena - Saffron alliance! May be with the split his own ambitious aspiration for becoming the Chief Minister of Maharashtra has also been tattered into pieces.
It was beyond anybody's imagination that legendary singer like Yesudas would be holding such a sexist frame of mind! The famous vocalist who had once made millions of hearts pound breathlessly with his thrilling songs like "Madhuban Khusboo Deta Hai," last week wrecked up mercilessly cutting hearts into million pieces the way his song goes "Dil Ke Tukde Tukde Karke," by an infamous and regressive statement on women attire.