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Here the entire Indrajit Vs Laxman story is wrapped up in just 2:23 mins.
The actual episodes from this particular part of the story (Indrajit Vs Laxman) from Ramayan, shown every Sunday morning in the late 1980s, went on and on for good 2-4 months. But no one was complaining. It was just too much fun. It was color! It had gods! India stood still.India was moving.
But, here the entire Indrajit Vs Laxman story is wrapped up in just 2:23 mins.
And yes, after I showed this video to a cousin, he remembered that the entire power grid of our state (Kashmir) was down the day Hanuman burnt down Lanka with his tail. In the Muslim majority state, Hindus believed it to be a deliberate ploy by the government to rob them of simple divine joys. Ah! the simple times. I have no memory of that happening. I was just too young. But I do remember praying on ice cold winter days, 'Don't let it snow! Let the power stay.' And when the power did go off, I remember walking out in snow to kick and shoulder punch the wooden electric pole that stood right in our courtyard.
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