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Day 18: Egypt Liberated!

Tahrir Square has become Liberation Square! Egypt creates history! Celebrations! Congratulations! Finally Hosni Mubarak had to quit bowing to people's will. The 82 year old President fled Cairo and then resigned as disclosed by the Vice President after 30 years of 'rule'. Greatest victory for a true committed and non-political revolution. Hey politicians, learn the lesson again! When people decide you must oblige. We need such a revolution in India! Corruption has almost eaten out this great country. While the poor masses still subsist, the shameless politicians and bureaucrats are making such dirty money that they cannot even deposit inside the country! Time to decide between Scam India and Team India! The army has taken over Egypt for now, but democracy must prevail. The Egyptians must safeguard their most sacred and precious victory forever. Congratulations once more!

Egypt Revolution: Victory For Democracy?

Bravo Egyptians! You have proved again what a revolution can do. We have seen it quite a few times in world history. When the masses come out in the streets demanding govt should go, options for the govt get extremely limited. As in Egypt case the govt did throw up their supporters to counter. Only that led to some violence in an otherwise peaceful opposition. Hosni Mubarak and his govt had no choice when millions of citizens thronged Tahrir square giving him a deadline to resign. After the expiry of deadline the govt had to relent. There were resignations and for the first time main opposition parties were invited for talks with the government. Strategic considerations apart President Obama too recognized the mass upsurge and asked for inevitable change. After thirteen days of unrest things are coming back to almost normal with revolutionaries observing martyrs day in honor of those dead. Now, follow up events are most important so that democratic values are kept high and the gr