Once upon a time, they wrapped fish & pakoras

Devangshu Dutta in Business Standard:

“Unfortunately, even R.K. Laxman’s presence wasn’t enough for me to continue with my daily ritual of passing the paper [The Times of India] onto the raddi-wallah after that one brief moment of homage.

“For a while, I continued to take it because I was rearing kittens—it was absorbent and useful for little misunderstandings during the house-breaking phase.

“Once the cats became civilised, I stepped aside from that value-chain.”

Link courtesy Amit Verma

Read the full article: Fanfare for common man

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