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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

You'd think a big agency like IBN would employ writers who can get their basics right. Some passages from the report.

Rajasthan boys miss on rakhi due to skewed sex ratio

Jaisalmer/Jaipur: A long history of female infanticide in Rajasthan hasn’t left many girls who could tie rakhi around their brothers’ wrists. But (the) condition seems to have improved in the past some years(?!).

In most of the places in Rajasthan, Raksha Bandhan is celebrated with the temple priests who tie the scared threat (sacred thread? or are guys really scared of this perceived threat) around everyone’s wrist.

The full article

A pathetic way to deal with an issue as serious as female infanticide.

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