1.76 paise: Worth something after Independence, worthless now.
17.6 paise: The price of a solitary sweet in a pack of sweets?
Rs 1.76: About the price of a bubble gum.
Rs 17.6: Enough potato chips to satisfy momentary hunger.
Rs 176: About the price of a ticket in a non-multiplex cinema hall.
Rs 1760: The cost of watching a movie in a multiplex with family.
Rs 17,600: A cheap workable sofa set is possible.
Rs 1,76,000: Enough money to buy a Nano with AC etc.
Rs 17.6 lakhs: That’ll get you a big luxury car in India.
Rs 1.76 crore: An up market flat in a metro.
Rs 17.6 crore: An independent house in a metro.
Rs 176 crore: The annual turnover of a small company.
Rs 1,760 crores: The price of an Airbus A380 with extra modifications.
Rs 17,600 crores: The annual turnover of one of India’s largest companies.
Rs 1.76 lakh crores: Phew! We finally reach the number of the (maha)Raja of Indian telecom! Laloo was small fry, Telgi is non-existent and Harshad Mehta is turning in his grave.
Rs 17.6 lakh crores: The total worth of all the scams in India put together?
Rs 176 lakh crores: Or is this the total worth of all the scams in the history of India put together?
Bhai sahib, bus zero jodte jao, jodte jao, kee pharak painde???
India invented the Zero, didn’t it?
© Sunil Rajguru