Flag sellers swim and sink with india's fortunes

March 9, 2010 3:45am CST
Gopal singh has sold close to 100 india in little over a week.But india'stree back -to back losses in the hockey world cup have had a direct impact on gopal's busi ness and the 45year-old from panjpat said on monday that he had packed his bags and was returning home. lining up outside the gates exactly an hour before india's matches,they've sold flags for anywhere between Rs 100 and rs 200 a piece.everyone is underpressure.we have been under constant pressure from the cops.they've abused us and taken our belonging away but we've stood firm.the team couldhave done the same.
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