Saturday, 11 November 2017


Once again, like November last year, Delhi has been engulfed in Smog. If experts are to be believed, the situation seems to be much worse this time around. The Delhi state government has decided to take late quick action and introduce the odd-even car rule between 13th-17th November to help alleviate the situation.

Needless to say, the rising pollution levels in the country as a whole and particularly in the Capital are matters of grave concern. But in true Indian spirit, let's just laugh it off like we don't care.

The Prince of Wales and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall (Charles and Camilla) arrived in the Capital on Wednesday, the 8th of November on a two-day visit. They were greeted by a thick layer of smog. I wonder if they really could see the officials who had come to welcome them; that would have been quite a sight.

Presenting a song composed by yours truly as a tribute to the Royal Couple's visit to Delhi. I swear this is not a parody of the Deep Purple classic 'Smoke on the Water'.


We all set out for Palam
On the DMRC Orange Line
To click selfies with some Royals
Coz we are Firang-philes

Ole Charlie and his Begum
Were at the best place around (at the time)
But when their aircraft made a landing
They had no choice but to get aground

Smog On The Water...And Royals in the Sky
Smog On The Water

We fished out our cameras (that double up as phones)
And turned on their auto flash
We pointed them at Charlie and his wife
But all we saw was ash

We squinted harder and harder
To catch a glimpse of royal meat
But when the haze had finally cleared
We saw they'd already beat a retreat

Smog On The Water...And Royals in the Sky
Smog On The Water





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