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The half-baked entrepreneur

Dear Premier Wen, allow me—a servant, philosopher and successful businessman—to offer you the truth about Bangalore, free of charge

By Aravind Adiga   February 2008

For the Desk of: His Excellency Wen Jiabao, The Premier’s Office, Beijing, Capital of the Freedom-Loving Nation of China From the Desk of: “The White Tiger” A Thinking Man And an entrepreneur Living in the world’s centre of technology and outsour-cing Electronics City Phase 1 (just off Hosur Main Road), Bangalore, India.

Mr Premier,

Sir. Neither you nor I speak English, but there are some things that can be said only in English.

My ex-employer the late Mr Ashok’s ex-wife, Pinky Madam, taught me one of these things; and at 11:32pm today, which was about ten minutes ago, when…

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