We Know What You’ll Do This Independence Day


We Know What You’ll Do This Independence Day

Illustration: Saachi Mehta/ Arré


ugust 15 (version 2016.0) has chosen to be kind to us – this time, by falling on a Monday, the only De we hate more than Shobhaa.

Some people already  know how they will celebrate their Independence Day, as is evident from reports that Goa – the country’s favourite party destination after Arvind Kejriwal’s Twitter mentions – has been booked out. Obviously, these are the rich people. You know, the kind who spot Smriti Irani at a Starbucks and deduce that she is “just like an ordinary Indian”, even as the ordinary Indian shamelessly nibbles at one McAloo Tikki for three hours in order to enjoy the air-conditioning.