Thankfully, an elephant doesn’t run on petrol

Last time Bangalore’s paparazzi chased him, Palaniappan Chidambaram broke a toe. This time, at the inauguration of Canara Bank’s joint venture with HSBC for an insurance outfit, the Union finance minister dipped into his pocket and donated Rs 50 to a elephant mahout before the photogs could hound him.

Photographs: Karnataka Photo News

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