Once upon a time in Delhi

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Once upon a time in Delhi
With the new Hyundai Creta for company, we set out for a tour of Delhi driving across its most famous roads, iconic monuments and tourist attractions to bring you a glimpse of the city under lockdown

At the beginning of the year if someone had told you that three months into 2020 we’d all be locked up in our homes away from our offices, our friends and family thanks to a deadly virus exposure to which could potentially be fatal, you’d have laughed it off, possibly even directing that particular individual to the nearest shrink. Fast forward a few months and that is exactly what transpired with the entire world locked up in a matter to weeks waiting, fighting to overcome this invisible villain. Coronavirus, COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 has brought our life as we’ve known it to a screeching halt leaving the streets nearly empty and offices, malls, markets, restaurants, and multiplexes deserted with hospitals operating at maximum capacity trying to contain the evil unleashed by the virus. Delhi, our national capital and the Pride of India, which under normal circumstances is bustling with activity, roads packed with vehicles, with people, tells a similar story. Think Gotham from The ongoing lockdown though afforded us the opportunity to head out and experience Delhi at ease without the usual chaos that accompanies the city’s most famous roads, iconic monuments, and tourist hotspots.

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May 2020