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Calcutta Diary

Civilisation obviously has many facets. Even as the two self-appointed leaders of Christian West are embarked on their killing spree, the law of dialectics too has set at work. Dissent and protests are overrunning Europe, the Americas, Australia and considerable segments of Asia. Even the snooty Oscar awards ceremony has been spoiled. But Indians as a people are made of different stuff. They live for cricket, and they die for cricket. The rest of the world marched against war and for peace; Indians glued their eyes to television sets. The architects of destiny did some clever conspiring, India was mercilessly cut down in the final encounter. Perhaps that was humanity's revenge.

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