Tun­ing Out the Pres­i­dent

Out loud

India Today - - SOCIETY -

Some gov­ern­ments ban YouTube be­cause of anti- es­tab­lish­ment protests or to shut out the me­dia. But Ta­jik­istan’s rea­son for block­ing YouTube ac­cess for a week— a 2007 video of a drunk Ta­jik­istan Pres­i­dent Emo­mali Rah­mon singing off- key and danc­ing at his son’s wed­ding went vi­ral in May and has 300,000 views. Time for some singing lessons Mr Pres­i­dent?

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