Tuesday, October 11, 2005

New Indian Epidemic: Mall Rats

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:


Sirensongs: Indologist At Large said...

Testing the POST COMMENTS function.

Sirensongs: Indologist At Large said...

How come this story shows POST COMMENTS and the others don't???