City Series – Sneh Sahani in Ghaziabad, We the Isolationists (420th Corona Diary)

City Series – Sneh Sahani in Ghaziabad, We the Isolationists (420th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Sneh Sahani] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see my friends… jumping and giggling around the table snatching fries from each others’ hands and passing around half finished drinks….

City Series – Akshita Sharma in Lucknow, We the Isolationists (419th Corona Diary)

City Series – Akshita Sharma in Lucknow, We the Isolationists (419th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Akshita Sharma] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see the loneliness surging inside me. As I closed my eyes in the early days of lockdown, I’ve felt the presence…

City Series – Ankita Khanna in Gurgaon, We the Isolationists (418th Corona Diary)

City Series – Ankita Khanna in Gurgaon, We the Isolationists (418th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Ankita Khanna] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see a kinder world. A world where we care–about each other and about the planet. A world with fewer platitudes and…

City Series – Astha Vaibhavi in Sitamarhi, Bihar, We the Isolationists (417th Corona Diary)

City Series – Astha Vaibhavi in Sitamarhi, Bihar, We the Isolationists (417th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Astha Vaibhavi] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see myself completing those last 3 months of my college life. I see myself completing those series of selfies that we…

City Series – Ana Hasan in Delhi, We the Isolationists (416th Corona Diary)

City Series – Ana Hasan in Delhi, We the Isolationists (416th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Ana Hasan] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see a dream so real… my best friend and I finally decide to meet after ages! We’re with each other and…

City Series – Suvojit Banerjee in Atlanta, We the Isolationists (415th Corona Diary)

City Series – Suvojit Banerjee in Atlanta, We the Isolationists (415th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Suvojit Banerjee] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see that in the abundance of the cosmos, our microscopic existences are futile. My conscience is half-awake, as if running on…

Neha Jha

City Series – Neha Jha in Delhi, We the Isolationists (414th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Neha Jha] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see old, ailing Covid-19 positive patients in the dingy hospital rooms separated from their families for days. Fear and panic is…

City Series – Tahreem Mirza in Delhi, We the Isolationists (413th Corona Diary)

City Series – Tahreem Mirza in Delhi, We the Isolationists (413th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Tahreem Mirza] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see a world full of gaiety. The earth lush with greenery. Children playing in parks and adults living contentedly. Women walking…

City Series – Atiriya Sharma in Patna, We the Isolationists (412th Corona Diary)

City Series – Atiriya Sharma in Patna, We the Isolationists (412th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Atiriya Sharma] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see myself realising how comfortable I’ve become with my own self. How much I’ve learned about myself and how much of…

City Series – Jayati Vats in Noida, We the Isolationists (411th Corona Diary)

City Series – Jayati Vats in Noida, We the Isolationists (411th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Jayati Vats] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona and I see a wall. A wall beyond which lies a world sans masks (literally and figuratively). A world with possibilities as wide…