Mock it off, but this is true,unfortunately

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

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I received this very intelligently written story via email forward from Riki. Right through the story you feel its just another forward with an idiotic funny ending but this one is different. It had a social issue at its heart.Mocking at Indian system but still very true and relevant even in today’s dynamic and young India, thanks to our politicians and their crap vote bank politics.

Sit through the full story and i promise you will be smiling within out of anger,frustration,more so if you were/are about to be affected by this anytime.

Story of Ant and Grasshopper

The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long building his
house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the
ant’s a fool and laughs & dances & plays the summer away.

Come winter, the ant is warm and well fed. The grasshopper has no food
or shelter so he dies out in the cold.


The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his
house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the
ant’s a fool and laughs & dances & plays the summer away.

Come winter, the shivering grasshopper calls a press conference and
demands to know why the ant should be allowed to be warm and well fed
while others are cold and starving.

NDTV, BBC, CNN show up to provide pictures of the shivering grasshopper next
to a video of the ant in his comfortable home with a table filled with food.
The World is stunned by the sharp contrast. How can this be that this
poor grasshopper is allowed to suffer so?

Arundhati Roy stages a demonstration in front of the ant’s house. Medha
goes on a fast along with other grasshoppers demanding that
grasshoppers be relocated to warmer climates during winter. Amnesty
International and Koffi Annan criticize the Indian Government for not
upholding the fundamental rights of the grasshopper.
The Internet is flooded with online petitions seeking support to the
grasshopper (many promising Heaven and Everlasting Peace for prompt
support as against the wrath of God for non-compliance). Opposition
MP’s stage a walkout. Left parties call for “Bharat Bandh” inWest
and Kerala demanding a Judicial Enquiry. CPM in Kerala
immediately passes a law preventing Ants from working hard in the heat
so as to bring about equality of poverty among ants and grasshoppers.

Lalu Prasad allocates one free coach to Grasshoppers on all Indian
Railway Trains
, aptly named as the ‘Grasshopper Rath’.

Finally, the Judicial Committee drafts the Prevention of Terrorism
Against Grasshoppers Act [POTAGA]“, with effect from the beginning of
the winter.

Arjun Singh makes Special Reservation for Grass Hopper in educational
Institutions & in Govt Services.

The ant is fined for failing to comply with POTAGA and, having nothing left
to pay his retroactive taxes, his home is confiscated by the Government and
handed over to the grasshopper in a ceremony covered by NDTV.

Arundhati Roy calls it “a triumph of justice”. Lalu calls it
‘Socialistic Justice’. CPM calls it the ‘revolutionary resurgence of
the downtrodden’ Koffi Annan invites the grasshopper to address the UN
General Assembly.

Many years later…The ant has since migrated to the US and set up a
multi billion dollar company in silicon valley.100s of grasshoppers
still die of starvation despite reservation somewhere in India…

As a result, losing a lot of hard working ants and feeding the
grasshoppers ………………India is still a developing country……


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13 Comments For This Post

  1. riki Says:

    Yeah the story is really different..when i read it..i was thinking that it would have some funny end..but it was good..i mean ‘TRUE’.. :roll:

  2. Mayank Says:

    @ Riki
    Yeah,thanks for the mail!
    Just a question. Why dont you put your blog’s address in the field while commenting?
    You should add your URL,it gives you and your blog some free exposure and not to forget some link juice as i “do follow” on my blog!

  3. riki Says:

    arey i forgot last time..this time i have given my address..thanks for reminding.. :smile:

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