Happy Independence Day?

When I was a kid, 15th August used to be a special day. Crisply ironed school uniform, parades around the school grounds, buying flags on the streets early in the morning before they got sold out, songs playing at petrol pumps. A day full of excitement!

Today, this slightly older article by Amit Varma pretty much sums up my feelings: http://indiauncut.com/iublog/article/the-republic-of-apathy/

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