IF STATUES COULD SPEAK?

IF STATUES COULD SPEAK?

(Updated text and photographs) In this busy world, one hardly stops by around a statue. If so, the reason could be a passive need – to click a photograph, draw a sketch, meeting point, the visitor is an historian or someone from the maintenance department.

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SHANIWAR WADA – A GLORIOUS PALACE OF THE PESHWAS

SHANIWAR WADA – A GLORIOUS PALACE OF THE PESHWAS

History was not my subject of interest in school days, but I saw a batch of young school students lined-up inside the Shaniwar Wada Palace complex during my self-guided heritage walk at this nearly 300-year-old building that chronicles the glory of the Maratha Empire.

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AN EVENING IN BANDRA FORT

AN EVENING IN BANDRA FORT

My search for a title for this blog ended when I was listening to music and came across a classic Hindi film ‘An Evening in Paris’. Not that this movie was filmed at the Bandra Fort in Mumbai, but it somehow resonates well with the place, because a host of actors from the film fraternity have graced this historic site.

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CHRISTMAS LIGHTING IN BANDRA

CHRISTMAS LIGHTING IN BANDRA

Yesterday, I discarded the 2020 calendar. This year is like a bad dream, and like most of you even I want to forget about it. In Maharashtra, we had one more twist with another round of night curfew announced by the Chief Minister. Apparently, this is a preventive measure to regulate unwanted movement of people and gatherings at public places. The night curfew is imposed for 15 days, from 11 pm to 6 am, between 22nd December 2020 to 5th January 2021.

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DR. ANKIT BHATIA – HEALTH CARE CYCLING WARRIOR

DR. ANKIT BHATIA – HEALTH CARE CYCLING WARRIOR

Traveller, Runner, Cyclist and a Doctor. Meet Ankit Bhatia, a practising Pulmonologist who dons many hats.

From wearing stethoscope to buffs, to DSLR’s round the neck; Ankit is a young and dynamic professional battling on the frontline to cure Covid positive patients.

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