While many courts have deemed that Ganesha idols made of Plaster of Paris cannot be banned, civic and pollution monitoring bodies say the onus of making the celebrations eco-friendly lies with people. How will you choose to celebrate?
There are other states that have tried to ban plaster of paris Ganesha idols but the court has ruled the ban as illegal. So the onus of making the celebrations eco-friendly lies on people, say officials.
When a road in the centre of the city became too much for the city to handle by itself, what did some sensible residents do? They just pitched in with their own money and plan, and the road was transformed.
“We should not be politically correct – then we are NOT correct” — the quote more or less sums up a literary colossus who was never afraid to speak his mind. A background into the life of the stalwart, U R Ananthamurthy.