As schools in Mumbai reopen for Classes 1 to 7, after two long years, students at the D S High School in Sion, north central Mumbai, seem happy to return to class. Please click on the images for a look.
IMAGE: A person dressed as Santa sanitises this school girl's hands.
All photographs: Sahil Salvi
IMAGE: Photographers wait to take the first shot as the child enters the school.
IMAGE: A parent performs aarti to protect the child from bad omens and obstacles (aka Covid).
IMAGE: Santa checks the student's temperature.
IMAGE: A doctor checks the student too.
IMAGE: As students settle down in class, Santa takes a round.