Money magic in New India

March 18, 7.10 p.m.

Two UP-based businessmen purchase a piece of land in Ayodhya for Rs.2 crore

March 18, 7.15 p.m.

The two businessmen sell the same piece of land to Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra for Rs.18 crores.

Both transactions had the same witnesses — BJP leader and Ayodhya Mayor Rishikesh Upadhyay and Ram Janmabhoomi trust member Anil Mishra.

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In the last one year, amid all the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, when lakhs of people lost their jobs, shares of of Adani Enterprises have risen more than 10-fold, while Adani Transmission shares have gained more than eight-fold and Adani Total Gas Ltd shares are up 1,114 per cent over the same period. Adani Ports has risen 148 per cent, while Adani Green has grown 267 per cent over the last one year. Today morning, shares of Adani group companies fell by upto 25%, with the National Securities Depository (NSDL) freezing three foreign portfolio investors in Adani firms. The three investors owned stocks worth Rs.43,500 crore.

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Money

It’s a crime

Share it fairly

But don’t take a slice of my pie

Money

So they say

Is the root of all evil today

But if you ask for a raise

It’s no surprise that they’re giving none away

(Just this part, courtesy — Pink Floyd…..the rest-the great money machine behind the ongoing fascist onslaught)