Now, for a moment, imagine them as our parties

It’s become one of the most cliched summer photography shots, boys in various stages of diving into the water to keep themselves cool.

But in an election season, imagine them as our political parites. Who will hit the water first? Who will crash into some body else? And, heaven forbid, who among them will not come up?

Photograph: Boys take a dip at the Malekal Tirupati near Arsikere (Karnataka Photo News)