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India's City of Dreams through the eyes of a Brit who calls it home

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Mumbai’s 2020 Lockdown in Pictures

For my first post of 2021, I thought I’d do something a little different — a photo-essay looking back on Mumbai’s lockdown last year.

Day 34: The Daily Grind of Lockdown Life

On Tuesday, D and I made a trip to the nearby neighbourhood of Khar, the furthest we’ve ventured out since the start of lockdown. D had a doctor’s appointment in the suburb, which borders Bandra on its north side, but the trip also gave us an opportunity to see more of the beleaguered city.

Day 27: Weighing the Human Cost of Lockdown

India has been in lockdown for nearly a month now. Prime Minister Modi announced on the last day of the initial 21-day lockdown period that the restrictions on movement will remain in place until May 3rd. With the virus showing no signs of abating, either within India or abroad, I suspect we’ll be seeing further extensions beyond that date.

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