Abiding image in Bangalore

Only when it comes to the Bangalore autorickshw can one find that a helping hand is often a helping foot.

When one auto, for various reasons, refuses to move on its own, a fellow auto driver often lends a hand, sorry foot, and it’s a typically heart-warming sight to see the two autos moving along, connected by the second auto-driver’s foot pushing the auto in front:

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When, recently, someone started the initiative of the "Call Auto"…did they mean the ubiquitous service of the "kaal (foot) auto" after all?

You can say some of the auto drivers in Bangalore are "pushy" people, and some others are "pushees"!

Deepa Mohan
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