When Advaniji received an invite from Nitish Kumar

To go, or not to go?

 |  1-minute read |   18-11-2015
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Also read: My grandma's open letter to Nitish Kumar

"I want to show you something," my grandmother said to me. She'd been scribbling away for days, but at her ripe age, I could hardly suspect her of writing love letters. Turns out, she'd read about the concept of "open letters" and thought of writing her first one to Nitish Kumar.

Here is what she wrote:

Dear Nitish beta,

Many congratulations on winning the elections in Bihar. Most days my joints make me feel so disjointed, I can't even get up, but I'd have still attended your oath-taking ceremony on November 20 had you invited me. Having spent my entire life arranging shaadis, janamdins, jagrans and kirtans, it was an effort to keep myself from thinking about your grand event. No wonder, I lapped up every detail poured out in the name of "Breaking News" by our overactive news channels, and based on that information, I offer a few grandmotherly suggestions. Hope you like these.

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Saurabh Singh Saurabh Singh

Chief of Graphics, India Today.

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