Planet Bombay

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

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Travelling to Delhi During a Covid Surge — Part 3 of 3

We didn’t want to stay in Delhi a minute longer than necessary with speculation mounting that the central government was planning to shut the city’s borders to rein in escalating Covid cases.

Lockdown: Panic on the streets of Mumbai

Last night was pretty wild. We came off a Zoom call to find the world in disarray. Our street, which for the past few days had been as ghostly quiet as a neighbourhood in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, was suddenly full of braying traffic. Masked pedestrians carrying bulging tote bags scurried like bandits between the vehicles, bathed in the red glow of brake lights.

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