An early front-runner in the annual WTF-ery Award stakes is Sri XXX Ravi Shankar, who says his organisation should be applauded for choosing such a polluted venue as the Yamuna for its birthday party.
Sandip Roy takes the whole exercise in self-aggrandisement apart with surgical skill.
The President of India has cancelled his attendance. And this just in:
— CNN-IBN News (@ibnlive) March 8, 2016
Good on you, Mr Modi.
PS: Via Scroll, a first person account of the construction activities being carried out in connection with the festival.