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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
January 2013
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

1. A village council in Bihar banned women from using cell phones, saying it encourages them to have affairs.

2. Legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar and his daughter Anoushka Shankar were nominated for Grammy Awards in the same category.

3. Rajan Zed, the self-styled Hindu statesman, asked Lindsay Lohan to apologize for her remarks against gypsies.

4. Artists in Bihar painted images of Hindu deities on more than 100 trees to keep them from being cut down.

5. Rajan Zed asked the Bihar artists to apologize for painting deities on trees.

 

 

(1, 2, 3, and 4 really happened.)

 

 

Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.

[Comments? Contributions? We would love to hear from you about Chai Time. If you have contributions, please email us at melvin@melvindurai.com. We welcome jokes, quotes, online clips and more.]


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