How to keep your head up with half a kilo of gold

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The commodification of women to sell everything from anything to nothing is bad enough, although Priyanka Trivedi (top) doesn’t seem to mind the least bit. But what to say of marketers who now do not think twice before using impressionable young girls and infants to satiate the growing and maddening thirst for the yellow metal?

For the record, Union finance minister P. Chidambaram says:

“I have one thing to say, don’t buy gold. Gold is not the safest investment. Every ounce of gold that we import, contributes to current account deficit.”

Photograph: Karnataka Photo News


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4 Responses to “How to keep your head up with half a kilo of gold”

  1. Anonymous Guy Says:

    What to say of marketers? Nothing, they are just doing their job and legally.

  2. Ask Says:

    any problem?

  3. M Says:

    How to keep your head up with half a kilo of gold?

    Simple. Drape the necklace from the nape. The weight will tug and keep the head straight!

  4. Indian Ad Divas Says:

    i see many golden ads on TV are from south India

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