Every Indian citizen has his own Chak de India type of slogan to go along with his or her life…
Ask de India: The RTI activist: Asking a lot of questions. Getting some answers. Creating a lot of scams!
Buck de India: Your average Indian government official asking you for a bribe.
Chuck de India: What you feel like doing at times: Simply emigrating.
Dhak de India: Hide all the dirt and poverty and everything will be fine!
EMI ek ek karke de India: How the housing car and electronics industries are booming.
F1 de India: Asking for the moon and getting it! One of the world’s most expensive sports comes to (not so poor) Uttar Pradesh.
Geek de India: What the rest of the I-T world is asking of us.
Haq de India: The common harassed citizen always asking for his rights. A more potent form of this is Saadda Haq de India.
Ishq de India: Are we a nation starved of love?
Jhak de India: Sab Jhak hi to maarte rahate hai!
Khan de India: Whether it’s SRK, Salman or Aamir, Bollywood can’t do without any of them.
Luck de India: We are a nation that still believes in fate.
Music de India: Whether it’s Bollywood, award shows, talent hunts, school programmes… India just can’t seem to do without music.
Newsbreak de India: What all the news channels want 24X7.
Overtake de India: The slogan of all Indian roads, everyone wants to get ahead no matter what.
Puke de India: What some foreigners feel like doing when they visit some of the dirtier zones of the country.
Quick de India: Everyone is in a tearing hurry, but still things happen slowly.
Rs 32 prati din de India: Our wise men at the top think that only this much is enough to be “unpoor”.
Sachin de India: No matter how many records he makes, runs and centuries he scores, media coverage he gets, people still want more…
Thrash de India: What everyone wants to do to politicians nowadays.
Up de India: The government’s apparent slogan. Inflation, petrol prices, vegetable rates… everything seems to be going up.
Vote de India: The politician’s perpetual war cry.
Work de India: There is still a good number of unemployed in the land.
XXX de India: One of the most prudish nations of the world experiencing a sexual revolution?
Youth de India: Most of the posts are held by old fogies, when will the young take over? (No, we are not referring to Rahul Gandhi!)
Zzzzzz de India: In a developing and growing economy, everyone is overworked, stressed and starved of sleep.
© Sunil Rajguru