Joydeep Mitra mitra at aecom.yu.edu
Thu Oct 5 20:14:04 UTC 1995

On the contrary, I found Mr. P Banerjee's discourse fairly complete in terms of
depicting the 'whole' story -inclusive of people from all levels of prosperity.

On Thu, 5 Oct 1995, Venkatesha Murthy wrote:

> I  felt the response by Mr.Partha was out of context. The original poster
> requested for stories and how diwali is celebrated.  If some one asks, "how
> christmas is celebrated", you say - people decorate christmas tree,
> and have good time with friends and family members. That is not the place to
> talk of poverty and the fact that poor christians do not get to celebrate!
> Poverty prevents people in all religions to celebrate the festivities.

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