A sight for summer-sore eyes

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I’ve been going to R V (Rashtriya Vidyalaya) College of Physiotherapy for, well, physiotherapy, and as I came out, this was what the avenue leading to the Jain temple and the Jayanagar bus terminus looked like:

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What a lovely sight for someone who walks along roads increasingly bereft of greenery, shade or walking space! This seemed to take me to the past when most Bangalore roads were avenues. True that these trees (rain trees) originally came from South America…but when they’ve been around for 300 years, and have caused no environmental upheaval, they are surely good citizens of our city!


Deepa Mohan
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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.