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Follow the fragrance

Ordered chaos defines the flower market at the Koyambedu Wholesale Market Complex. Over the years, the market has accumulated a large number of  patrons, as it has layers of discarded flowers on its floor. Vendors rush past with sackfuls of blooms, shoppers haggle, and flowers once fallen to the ground wither away. It’s an unforgiving everyday life here at the largest market complex in Asia.

(This essay was published in
The New Indian Express
on 24. 03.2018)

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