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Mumbai's G20 Cover Up

By RAJESH KARKERA
Last updated on: December 16, 2022 16:27 IST
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G20 delegates are in Mumbai, so the Maximum City has got hurriedly painted walls and makeover as you can see in the images below:

 

IMAGE: The Big Coverup. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: The previous picture is of a large settlement of slums in , north west Mumbai on a hill beside the Western Express Highway. The complete waste disposal of the settlement is being covered with green. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: Nullahs on the highway covered up with green and white. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: A settlement in Kandivli east, north west Mumbai, covered up completely. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: As you get closer, you get a glimpse of Mumbai life behind the green curtains... Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: Morning life when bread and milk are delivered. Why is this being covered up? Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: This kind of cleanup is welcome. But please don't hamper the morning rush hour and block the highway to clean the roads! A little earlier would be welcome. And oh yes, Every Day, not just for the G20 visitors. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: An inside look at what's behind one more of the cover-ups. This hole on the highway has been there for months and it is only now being covered up! Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: Some nice painted walls have come up too. This is good for the eyes! Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: A closer look... Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: Decorative palm trees in mitti ka planters!... Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: Making good use of the rocky hill beside the highway. Now, this is great creative work. Kudos to the people who did this. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: Green curtains put up outside the Jogeshwari slums, north west Mumbai, along the Western Express Highway. Photograph: PTI Photo

 

 

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