Paharganj Delhi preparations to the Commonwealth Games 2010
paharganj trip on 07 Jun 12
India welcomes this year the Commonwealth Games. For this occasion, the entire country gets excited and prepared to such international event. In new delhi streets are being rebuilt and government takes a hand on what they have given up for decades in order to give to the rest of the world a positive image of India. After taking a nap, on my second day in India everything in Paharganj neighborhood was destroyed, litterally... I first thought about some bombing attacks (Word!) and was ready to head back to the airport (lol, I know impulsive me...) but then people told me the buildings being destoyed were illegally built many years ago and now they are fixing everything back before the Commonwealth games, in November 2010. Funny these buildings are destroyed today when nobody did care before. In my previous trips, I saw police men, even governmental agents shopping, drinking "Chai' tea or hang out with friends in these shops...
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