Shobhaa De feels that merely belonging to the elite class lends legitimacy to all her spurious views and prejudices. Her posing for selfies is natural and inevitable but athletes should only work hard and not be distracted by such things and cause us embarrassment. Everything she does is justifiable, but others not as privileged as her should stay in their place.
As a nation, we insist that we are neither of the following - racist, casteist or classist. Though recurrent incidents of