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Ants & Grasshoppers story explain Why India is stell a developing country?

The Ant works hard in the withering heat all summer
building its house and laying up supplies for the winter.
The Grasshopper thinks the Ant is 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.
*Indian Version:**
The Ant works hard in the withering heat all summer
building its 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 Patkar goes on a fast along with other Grasshoppers
demanding that Grasshoppers be relocated to warmer climates during winter.
Mayawati states this as `injustice’ done on Minorities.
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 MPs stage a walkout.
Left parties call for ‘Bengal Bandh’ in West
Bengal 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 Grasshoppers in Educational Institutions & in Government Services.
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The Ant is fined for failing to comply with POTAGA and
having nothing left to pay his retroactive taxes, it’s 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,
AND
As a result of loosing lot of hard working Ants and feeding
the grasshoppers, India is still a developing country.

Rakesh Aggarwal of Hisar sent this to me. Makes interesting reading.

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