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Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021
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Ram Vilas Paswan

I shall wangle a ministerial berth and life will be back to normal. And Chirag?

Ram Vilas Paswan
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Ram Vilas Paswan
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What a wonderful world! What a life! This is exactly what I wanted, to be in the august company of, to be seated next to NaMo. Everything else from my past life is futile. Master Chirag is seated next to me, devouring NaMo with his eyes and drinking in the wisdom of his words. He says this is the presence he had missed during his brief tenure in Bollywood where he made a movie which disappeared before you could say ‘Bollywood’. So what? Politics is a much bigger screen, its sound effects superior to any Dolby system. Initially, Chirag was finding it difficult to adjust because the BJP stalwarts were not as good-looking as his Bollywood gang. But once he had a darshan of NaMo, everything changed for him. He understood the real India, the India of Naroda Patiya, Khadia Char Rasta or Rakhial where BJP warriors had shown their valour under NaMo who played a Scarlet Pimpernel role.

I am happier for Chirag than myself. I am an old dog in politics and polls and the Hajipur victory still hangs heavily on me. With inquisitive reporters firing questions at him, the boy...

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