For a future generation, which doesn’t have to wrestle with memories of the past, it won’t matter, of course. But this, briefly, was how the magical promenade on Mahatma Gandhi road in Bangalore looked, the giant trees providing cover for furtive lovers, the shade for daytime walkers, and the balm for rich men tired of counting the cash (you know who you are!) on the other side.
And then, the monstrous excavators of Namma Metro hurtled along.
Photograph: Karnataka Photo News
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