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August 24, 2010

Anand questioned on about his citizenship …

Filed under: Chennai, Chess — Tags: , , — Sathyamurthi Thambusamy @ 3:01 pm

When I read about this in The Hindu today morning, I was like which moron has to guts to do this after Aruna Anand faxed his passport …

Kapil Sibal is one of the current breed of politician, I find refreshing. He is a politician but at least he   acts with common sense and talks or argues with some substance, how many ministers have you heard of apologise for a mistake their ministry committed …

Being a proud Chennaite/  Madrasi, I have been keenly following Anand since my schools day and when I lived in Hyderabad in 1994, I travelled all the up to Sanghi nagar to watch Anand Vs Gata Kamsky match, which Anand disappointingly lost after being in a commanding position … to this Day this ranks as one of the most disappointing sporting event that I participated / followed.

But I did get a glimpse of Anand a few feet away that day as he was getting into his car hurriedly! Anand was a trail blazer who has fought against Soviet and its satellite countries that where hell bent on winning championships by hook or crook …

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1 Comment »

  1. THERE IS NO QUESTION OF HONOR/DISHONOR OF ANY PERSON. HERE IS THE QUESTION OF LAW. IS IT WRONG TO RAISE QUESTION OF LAW WITH REGARD TO NATIONALITY/CITIZENSHIP BY THE LAW ABIDING PUBLIC OR LAW IMPLEMENTING JUDICIARY?

    Comment by MOHAN — August 28, 2010 @ 4:16 am


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