The burden of being 56.
Politics by G. K. RaoNov 30, 2015
There are some burdens we’re meant to carry and some we
impose on ourselves without realising what we’re doing. I know because I carry
the 56-inch tag. It wasn’t necessary but it seemed like a smart line in that
context so long ago. I had to be different, show more weight. And my
heavyweight Other insisted on it because it chimed in so well with our campaign
then. And my people loved it so I kept it even though, as he told me privately,
it was just another jumla. Alas that they should
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G. K. Rao
is consulting editor, Fountain Ink.
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