Ant and the grasshopper…

 OLD VERSION…
 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.
 
MODERN VERSION
 
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 Patkar 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” 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 Grass
 Hopper in educational
 Insititutions & 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 loosing lot of hard working ants and
 feeding the grasshoppers, India is still a
 developing country….. .
 
Can any one dare to bring India out of this
 clutches…
 
 
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 got this stuff some time back…someone forwarded it to me…

sounds like a nice story……hmmm…???

well its more than a story……think !!!

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