...Congress floated the idea of an `achieving India' and listed among the milestones the Indo-US nuclear deal, Chandrayaan, near 9% growth and the total sweep of the Oscars...
a) Danny Boyle is in no way Indian.
b) Bollywood and India as such played no part in the making of the movie (apart from providing crap infested shorelines, blood thirsty extremists who dress their kids up in the image of their gods, and the omnipresent dark eyed villain)
c) Had it not received the (undeserved, this author thinks) accolades that it did, there is a good chance that the same party would have struck down the film for its so-called derogatory depiction of India.
Oh and while we're at it, the UPA government was in no way responsible for the decline in inflation, which Mr. Mukherjee claimed at the interim budget.
The Oil Circus
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