Back in July, I wrote a story about the new high-rise mall called Pune Central. Evidently this is an epidemic. Come to see what's left of traditional India before it becomes just another paved-over, air-conditioned country.
from BBC South Asia:
It is a make-believe world.
Once you are inside, you forget about the city's potholed roads, utterly rowdy traffic and in-your-face poverty.
Instead, Inorbit, the biggest shopping mall in India's commercial city Mumbai (Bombay), is buzzing with customers. Full story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4286020.stm
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