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    Question What is "bazaar poster"?

    Could you teach me what "a bazaar poster" is?
    Does it mean a poster which is colored too brightly or too loud?

    It's on 14th paragraph of following BBC article.

    BBC News - English or Hinglish - which will India choose?
    In his tiny apartment, the goddess blazes forth from one wall in the lurid colours of a bazaar poster. Modelled on the American Statue of Liberty, she is pictured against a map of India, wearing a sari and an English straw hat, standing on a computer and holding aloft a giant pink pen.

    I'll be greatful for your help.

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    Re: What is "bazaar poster"?

    Quote Originally Posted by chebu View Post
    Could you teach me what "a bazaar poster" is?
    Does it mean a poster which is colored too brightly or too loud?

    It's on 14th paragraph of following BBC article.

    BBC News - English or Hinglish - which will India choose?
    In his tiny apartment, the goddess blazes forth from one wall in the lurid colours of a bazaar poster. Modelled on the American Statue of Liberty, she is pictured against a map of India, wearing a sari and an English straw hat, standing on a computer and holding aloft a giant pink pen.

    I'll be greatful for your help.
    Have a look here:

    These posters are frequently found in Indian bazaars (markets), advertising films, political parties etc. etc.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 12-Dec-2012 at 08:45.

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    Re: What is "bazaar poster"?

    Dear bhaisahab

    Thank you for your instruction.

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