Mission Delhi - Nathu Ram, Main Bus Stand, Gurgaon

Mission Delhi – Nathu Ram, Main Bus Stand, Gurgaon

One of the one percent in 13 million. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Nathu Ram is a man of few possessions, which he always carries with him no matter where he goes—a Sai Baba prayer booklet, laminated Aadhaar…

City Hangout - Bougainvillea's Shaving Stall, Chelmsford Road

City Hangout – Bougainvillea’s Shaving Stall, Chelmsford Road

Barber’s paradise. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Pavement shaving stalls are just about everywhere in Delhi—unlike western cities where the tradition has died out. These are patronised, among others, by a vast populace of hardworking male migrants who…