India seems to be gearing up for a rather unusual New Year’s Eve — one that will feature political speeches alongside live music and cocktails.
In a rare kind of party prep, clubs and bars in the national capital of Delhi are reportedly stocking their spaces with television screens and projectors for customers arriving on Dec. 31, when PM Narendra Modi is slated to address the nation.
Modi’s last unscheduled address had shaken Indian citizens and the effects of his announcement haven’t worn off yet.
Everyone is finding it too risky to ignore what the PM has to say now. It is likely that he will talk about 50 days of demonetization and what lies beyond. Read more…