Obviously, two in the front seats, two in the back seats. But how many sheep can you fit into a minivan in Lodhi Colony? One… Two… Three… Lots… What panache, what elan! Wearing white shoes while manhandling the carcass by a hand inside its thorax. No spots of blood on his footwear. Once he was inside… Continue reading How do you fit four elephants into a mini?
Bhalswa Jugghi Jhopri
It’s difficult to believe, but there is a more poverty stricken area of Bhalswa called Jugghi Jhopri (JJ means an “unplanned settlement”). This is a polite way of saying a slum. It lies to the north of Bhalswa Dairy and has fewer cows and buffaloes. But about the same number of flies. It is a… Continue reading Bhalswa Jugghi Jhopri
Bade Ka Gosht
“Bade Ka Gosht” means red-meat biryani. It is the favourite meal of Muslims celebrating Bakr Id (Eid Ul-Adha) today in India. This festival commemorates the Biblical story of Abraham who was about to sacrifice his son to God and at the last minute, God substituted a ram. So mutton is on the menu today. For… Continue reading Bade Ka Gosht