All my hopes and dreams to attend the first edition of Fashion week in Gurgaon was dashed when I received a last minute text stating that the entire show has been canceled. Not able to get any sense of why such a thing has happened, I anyhow landed at the Galaxy Hotel, which was the venue of the event. Gurgaon Fashion week was officially called off and what met my eyes was - empty stalls, a hassled organising team, angry designers and models who were quietly making their way out of the venue.
For the past three days the Supertech mishap in Noida has been making news. The Allahabad High Court has directed the builders to raze the two 40 storey buildings to the ground and refund investor's money. Supertech's Emerald Court project has two twin towers by the name of Apex and Ceyane, but according to the court the construction of the two towers was "in complete violation of the UP Apartment Acts."
Gurgaon, as the rest of the country is in the throes of election fever and tomorrow the city will decide between Yogendra Yadav of AAP, Rao Dharampal of Congress and Rao Inderjit of BJP. Trying to gauge the atmosphere of the city, we talked to a few councillors and the Mayor of the city to understand, who they think will win the election and who they think would be a close second.
The Aam Admi Party in Gurgaon has taken unconventional routes to promote their cause before the Lok Sabha elections, scheduled on April 10. The latest is that they are supporting a women's cycle rally, which is organised by an all women's team on Sunday.