When Goldfinger meets Gajanana in our gullies

Few gods in our pantheon move as adroitly with the times as Ganesha. In the year of the lord 2008, with the Olympic Games in Beijing now firmly behind humankind, Buddhinath doesn’t blink an eyelid while rubbing shoulders with India’s first and only individual gold medalist, Abhinav Bindra, at a stall selling idols on R.V. Road in Bangalore on Sunday.

Photograph: Karnataka Photo News

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