Cyber Tower 1 of Mauritius will be renamed. WTF!?

When the Cyber Tower 1 of Ebene was built, it was a moment of pride for Mauritius. It was such a beauty and projected itself in the future. A cyber future.

Can Mauritius be called a Cyber Island? Maybe when viewed from a European perspective, it is still decades behind but in terms of Human Intellect, I must say Mauritius is a place where lots of computer geniuses are born and trained. We have local communities such as the MSCC which hosts a Developers’ Conference on a yearly basis.

Image from sundaytimesmauritius

Everything was going fine till our non-elected Prime Minister decided to open his mouth.

Why did he have to do that? I swear the first time I heard the name of “Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower” was through a Facebook post of one of my friends announcing this nonsense decision. That name doesn’t resonate with a common Mauritian at all. I wouldn’t mind Dr Abdul Kalam though but who is this guy?

Why are we revering an Indian politician? Why do we have to revere politicians at all?

Q: Hey, kot to travail?
A: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower – Nirvan

Pu dir controlleur descnd moi kot bihari – Keshav

I’d like the Mauritian rupee notes and coins to have all faces removed and have pictures of monuments instead like the Euro. We just went a step backwards. Share if you agree.

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