begin to decay when the Palace Admin finds it difficult to
govern far flung regions,”
Abraham Kuruvilla tweeted on Tuesday.
We hope that Twitter user Abraham Kuruvilla’s worst fears don’t come true.
On Monday, India’s remote northeastern state of Assam saw probably its biggest tragedy in recent memory, when an overloaded ferry carrying about 300 people sank in the Brahmaputra river, killing at least 103 people.
However, the bigger tragedy perhaps was the minimal coverage it got in the national media. Apart from The Hindu, which had the accident as its top story, none of the leading dailies in the country gave it much coverage beyond a mention on the front page.