Of illumination and safety

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I took this photo on the 23rd of December, 2014, at the Banashankari temple.




With no safety gear, with no precautions, these two men are putting up lights that will illuminate the temple of the “Goddess of the Forest”.

Why are we so slack about safety precautions? Why do we always assume thatp accidents will never happen to us? The mess of wires atop the roof of the structure is nothing short of an invitation to an accident.

Can the temple not provide its workers with insulated gloves at the very least?

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