I don’t usually vent, but I am pissed as hell.
This morning, I read that our blessed Government, in it’s abysmally stupid wisdom, decided to withdraw Delhi’s bid to be included as a UNESCO World Heritage City.
Delhi, apart from Cairo and Rome, has the largest number of historical monuments in the world.
However, we also have a burgeoning population, filled with greedy builders and squatters. The squatters need to go somewhere, and the builders need to make money for themselves and the politicians
For Delhi to be a World Heritage City, UNESCO places demands on the city’s infrastructure, and insists that the heritage sites be protected.
However, we cannot allow this. We must destroy our history says the government, all in the name of short term profit.
Screw the city runs the chant.
Long live our purses, runs the refrain.
We don’t need heritage, we don’t need a clean environment, we don’t need discipline, or pride.
As long as our political purses are filled, who gives a damn?
For Shame, Mr Prime Minister, for shame.