Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Earth Hours attack Delhi

Earth Hours, aka power cuts, have been attacking Delhi these last few days. There is something karmic about it –when the weather is at it’s sweltering, humid worst, then as sure as the demon Rahu was killed by the Sudarshana Chakra of Lord Vishnu(who was in the form of a beautiful woman, Mohini), the lights will go out. Often for several hours, just to twist the knife.

The authorities, as usual, are at their accountable best-

Delhi suffers but discoms deny outages

Only in a post-modern, relativistic world can one deny that which is right in front of one’s eyes.

But Sheila Dixit is smiling somewhere in the 24/7 air-conditioned comfort of the wunderland where the lights never dim. She loves Earth Hours, you know –good for our moral uplift.

I have a few ideas for her moral uplift –but they are unprintable.