The Protestor’s Carol

Colleen Braganza, DNA Sunday editor and general genius, has written this timely lyric (with some inputs from yours truly). Enjoy.

The Protestor’s Carol

(To be sung to the tune of Twelve Days of Christmas)

In the first hour of protests, the government gave to me
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the second hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the third hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the fourth hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

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In the fifth hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Five broken bones,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the sixth hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Six shut metro stations,
Five broken bones,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the seventh hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Seven anti-riot vehicles,
Six shut metro stations,
Five broken bones,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the eight hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Eight barricaded roads,
Seven anti-riot vehicles,
Six shut metro stations,
Five broken bones,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the ninth hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Nine broken cameras,
Eight barricaded roads,
Seven anti-riot vehicles,
Six shut metro stations,
Five broken bones,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the tenth hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Ten neta soundbytes,
Nine broken cameras,
Eight barricaded roads,
Seven anti-riot vehicles,
Six shut metro stations,
Five broken bones,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the eleventh hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Eleven hooligans infiltrating,
Ten neta soundbytes,
Nine broken cameras,
Eight barricaded roads,
Seven anti-riot vehicles,
Six shut metro stations,
Five broken bones,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi

In the twelfth hour of protests, the government gave to me,
Twelve Singh-ing sentences,
Eleven hooligans infiltrating, Ten neta soundbytes,
Nine broken cameras,
Eight barricaded roads,
Seven anti-riot vehicles,
Six shut metro stations,
Five broken bones,
Four tear gas shells,
Three water cannons,
Two Mrs Ji meetings and
A policeman with a laa-thi.

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