- Mumbai cops need to be sent to Yoga House to learn to calm the fuck down.
- People need to start making more realistic and tangible demands from the government that can benefit everyone, like, I don’t know, a greenhouse for Mary Jane.
Hey, Mumbai Mag-sters. This is your weekly guide to the most news-worthy happenings in the city. From the weird to the whacky, from the WTF to the LOL, and a little of OMFG thrown in there for good measure - we’ve got it all. Ready? OK! Here's a little somethin-somethin about what went down in B-town this week. Mumbai Cops: “Hey, Let’s Go All Sivamani On This Protest!” The cops of Mumbai city have no reservations when it comes to kicking the shit out of people who ask for reservations. That is exactly the scene that ensued this Wednesday, when the Platoons of the State Reserve Police apparently resorted to a “mild lathi” charge when protestors from the Lahuji Shakti Sena staged a rasta roka opposite Mantralaya. I’m not sure what their definition of mild is, considering I saw a picture in the newspaper of a woman with her front teeth knocked in. Poor thing went home looking like a Canadian goalie. The protestors were from the Mathang community, and had organised a protest at Azad Maidan to demand job reservations and the erection of a statue of freedom fighter Lahuji Salve in the Vidhan Bhavan. Yes, a statue. That’s what they were demanding. What is this new obsession India seems to be having about statues? What good can come of the erection of a statue? I mean other than pigeons getting one more target to shit-bomb. Two things need to be amended from this event: