Journal Excerpt – Election Results

Yesterday (Wednesday 6/2) they counted and announced Sunday’s election results. Our director asked us to leave the girls’ home by one in case there were any outbreaks of violence. Quite the opposite around here! It sounded like a club well into the night – dance music blaring, people dancing in the streets, fireworks. We could actually look out the window of our room and see the people dancing and cheering in the middle of the street! The music was absolutely crazy. It wasn’t traditional Indian music at all; it was seriously like a dance club. We even heard a few songs we knew. I guess they were pleased with the election results…




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