Indian men dressed as Santa Claus distribute free onions in ...
Dec 24th, 2010
(AFP) - Indian men dressed as Santa Claus distribute free onions in Amritsar on December 23. Food and politics have always been closely intertwined in the developing countries of South Asia, but when national taste buds are at stake the relationship can become especially volatile.(AFP/Narinder Nanu) -
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