Having missed presenting them his customary gifts during the New Year, E R RAMACHANDRAN uses Makara Sankrathi to shower his largesse on the high and mighty of the land.
1. CM: Suitcase to pack off, or a role in Pretty Man with Richard Gere.
2. Deputy CM: Same suitcase to come in!
3. Former PM: A telescope and microscope to find out what went wrong.
4. President, Kannada Sahitya Parishat: Karate and Kushti Primer
5. Karnataka MLAs: Season tickets to all Resorts, FOC!
6. Former Deputy CM: A lens to locate where he is in the Congress group photo!
7. Kannada littérateurs: Cassette of Jothe Jotheyali
8. Mulayam Singh: JCB Excavator
9. Mamta Didi: A Tata Car
10. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee: Buddha Idol
11. Saurav Ganguly: The Book Revenge is Sweeter
12. Sachin Tendulkar: Primer ‘How to play Second Innings’
13. Shah Rukh Khan: Q & A of ‘How Big B conducted KBC’
14. Ash-Abhisek: Autobiography of ‘Dhiru Bhai’
15. Rahul Gandhi: The Book, Apprentice for Life!
16. Veeru Sehwag: The Book Cricket ka Funda
17. TV News Channels: List of Future Events as ‘Breaking News’
18. Greg Chappell: The Book My Hour of Truth: World Cup
19. Sharad Pawar: The Book Suicides of Farmers & Indian Cricket
20. Prime Minister: The Book Lovable Caretaker
21. George W. Bush: The Book Iran! Are YOU READY?
22. ISRO: The Book Sky is NOT the limit
23. Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi: The Song Those were the days, my friend
24. L.K. Advani: Mera Number Kab Ayega?
25. K.P.S Gill and P R Dasmunsi: Wooden Spoon (Jointly)