City Moment – The Delhi Walla Books, Around Town

City Moment – The Delhi Walla Books, Around Town

The beautiful Delhi instant. [Text by Mayank Austen Soofi; pictures by Marina Solveig Bang] One rainy evening, The Delhi Walla was at the lobby of The Claridges, Aurangzeb Road. There I got the first copies of my four-volume series on…

City Moment – The Bridegroom’s Procession, Nizamuddin Basti

City Moment – The Bridegroom’s Procession, Nizamuddin Basti

The beautiful Delhi instant. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla was walking one night in Nizamuddin Basti, a 14th century village in the heart of the city. In front of Baoli Gate, one of the two…

City Moment – The Man With the Dog, Mathura Road

City Moment – The Man With the Dog, Mathura Road

The beautiful Delhi instant. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla was walking one night in Mathura Road, central Delhi. I reached a pavement where a couple of homeless people were sleeping. One man was awake. Lying…

City Moment – The Conference of Birds, Basant Lok Market

City Moment – The Conference of Birds, Basant Lok Market

The beautiful Delhi instant. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla was in Basant Lok Market, South Delhi. I was standing against a circular pool in front of Modern Bazaar departmental store. The pool had no water….