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Seinfeld is an American institution and widely regarded as the most accomplished of the living comedians. After my personal favourite, Bill Burr, set the stage in February with a successful jaunt to the Stage 42 Festival, this was to be the comedy equivalent of The Beatles' 1968 voyage to Rishikesh. And it was called off due to parking. Wow. How did they tell people?
People within the Indian Establishment are offended by the idea that their beneficial status quo can be disturbed by inconvenient democratic principles like free speech and strict law enforcement. So, knee-jerk pre-emptive measures are taken at the first signs of anything that challenges, let alone upsets, that you-scratch-mine-I-scratch-yours balance.