Bapu-Bittoo: Call to God!

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Bittoo: Bapu.

Bapu: Yes Bittoo.

Bittoo: A message with a picture of actor Nana Patekar has gone viral on WhatsApp Bapu.

Bapu: What is it Bittoo?

Bittoo: It suggests people seek financial help from richest temples like Tirupati Balaji, Shirdi Sai Baba and Siddhi Vinayak to provide relief to people affected by the natural calamity in Kerala Bapu. Further, it also suggests that the treasures filled with huge money given as offering to the God by the people and that it was timely to use the people’s money to provide relief to the calamity-hit people of Kerala and Madikeri.

Bapu: Hummmmm! Seems to be a good suggestion.

Bittoo: But, will the God listen to this suggestion Bapu?

Bapu: I don’t know Bittoo.

This is a citizen-centric new column, wherein the author(Bitto) is an ordinary, politically unaffiliated common man of the city who in his/her inimitable approach takes up various issues with the Bapu’s soul! Apparently, the interaction between them portrays ironies of sorts encountered by the common man and others in the city in a lighter vein. The author’s name will not be disclosed to the readers as he/she represents the common man of the society. This column aims at creating awareness and sensitising cross sections of our city on various issues of public concern only but in a lighter vein without holding any contempt against any institution or individual.

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