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Monday , October 04, 2010

Opening gala a 'bolti band' moment for CWG cynics


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Sunday, October 3, was a big day for India. It was a day of national pride for all of us. For me, well, it was a day of goose bumps! Though I think I'm one of the more patriotic Indians I know of in these times, I'm sure the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2010 made all our hearts swell with pride - including of those who made Games' bashing the mission of their lives. The grand spectacle was a befitting reply to all those cynics and pessimists, who were till some days ago ranting and raving about what a disaster it is going to be. There is no denying the money wasted, the fallen footbridge and fake ceiling, the chaos caused by the CWG lanes, the snakes, the simians and pesky politicians (yes, I'd like to put the last three in the same category!). ....


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Tulika is a Chief Copy Editor with the ibnlive news desk. Having graduated in Journalism from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, she went on to study English Journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi. Her seven years in journalism include a stint in the Times of India and Mail Today. And she can’t imagine being anywhere except the wonderful world of words.

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