ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Calcutta Diary

Our star cricketers, some of whom reputedly earn anything between 20 and 50 crore rupees annually, should have the modesty to admit what they owe to the nation's poor. It is because the poor are oppressed and exploited that the cozy consumer goods market, backed by ample purchasing power, has emerged. The cricketers may have divine talent, but it would not have earned them their living had the poor, by their abnegation, either voluntary or forced, not paved the way for the creation of fabulous wealth on the part of the nation's cricketers.

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