Somebody feels insulted about something

 
 
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POSTED: November 12, 2019
 
 
 
 
 

Whenever I visit India I find myself saving items from newspapers. I use these to help me to locate myself, and to remember the differences between cultures, and the ways in which these differences express themselves.

In October I saved this article from the New Indian Express, which we get delivered every morning. It concerns the disgraceful behaviour visited upon a dignitary at a public (and televised) event; behaviour which took three days to recover from.

Someone had had him seated at a corner on the dias. Imagine how that must have felt.