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Last week, I took some time off over the weekend to do a “Then and Now” series of photo captures from almost the same spots I had clicked from over 28 years ago.
The images speak for themselves.
Needless to say, I was dismayed and felt hopeless on seeing the present scenario. What remains of the lake is in a terrible state. The water is putrid, the stench, unbearable. The surrounding lands have become landfills and there was senseless construction activity.
Development and progress doesn’t mean the permanent destruction of fragile ecosystems. Whoever are the powers that be for this region – they don’t give a damn, are extremely shortsighted and I’m sure busy making a quick buck.