Today the Times of India has launched a contest called “A day in Life of India” and it is drawing a lot of flak from readers.
Today’s edition woke up readers with a huge single page cartoon depicting the contradictions that is India, but many are upset with the tone and flavor of the campaign. For a major national daily to poke fun at issues which are preventing India from becoming a Fully developed and Civil nation is just not done, they say.
Laughing at “National Shames” like filthyy roads and rivers,corrupt politicians,financial scams etc. is just not the way to go about reforming India – they seem to say.
Here is how TOI introduces the campaign:
Feb 3, 2011, 03.04am IST
Here is my favorite:
Some comments posted on the campaign page:
What is your take?