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After the day’s fast has ended

Oh Minara Masjid at Mohammedali Road at night: a cacophony of horns and hawkers that make your head spin, women clad from head to toe in black burqas buying bras and fake diamond necklaces, the mosque incandescent with fairy lights, and the sweetshop in front hidden by towers of fine-spun sutar firni, golden malpuas, and… Continue reading After the day’s fast has ended

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Bombay, January 2008

Gita Nagar Vidyalaya, Cuffe Parade. This school in the Gita Nagar slums is a series of three classrooms that run railroad-style off a corridor. The entrance is a small gate (which you will see below), and is separated from the Dhobi Ghat (which you will also see below) by a narrow gully about three feet… Continue reading Bombay, January 2008