Tuesday, January 22, 2002

Heartwarmer #2- NPR piece on changes in India's flag laws . Prior to now, only high-ranking officials could fly the flag personally. The NPR piece featured Naveen Jindal , who caught the flag bug watching Texas patriotism while going to college in Dallas, and wanted to fly the Indian flag in that manner. He decided to fly the Indian flag at the family factory and has been in in and out of court for a decade. One take is that Jindal shamed the leaders into changing the law, the other is that the BJP wanted to drum up patriotism in their spat with Pakistan

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