Photo Essay – The Peacock’s Monsoon Plot, Mausam Bhawan
Entry without the I-card.
[Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi]
The intruder entered without making any sound.
One evening The Delhi Walla witnessed a daring act of trespassing. The intruder sneaked into the highly secured Mausam Bhawan in Central Delhi. This sensitive installation in the heart of the national capital annually allots floods and droughts to different parts of the country. It is India Meteorological Department.
The intruder hoodwinked the blue-uniformed security guard by walking past him with the (misplaced) confidence of a weather forecaster. The next obstacle was a board, saying, “Please display your identity card.” The intruder ignored the request and went on.
That was the last time the intruder was seen.
While one cannot say with certainty about any sinister plot behind this intrusion, it ought to be noted that since then it has been raining continuously in the city.
In broad daylight…