Old house and the bull at the Pete

Soumya Geetha, a consultant by profession, is extremely passionate about photographing culture and the streets, besides being a rabid traveller. She captured the above bull at the heart of the city – in the Pete. She writes:

“During my street photography exploits in the city, I have often encountered traces of other cities in Bengaluru. This particular scene, deep in the by-lanes of the Pete, reminded me of the narrow streets of Varanasi where cows had the right of way.

It was also strange because I assumed that given the location of the neighbourhood and its obvious lack of space, the Pete inhabitants would be deprived of the countryside luxury of fresh milk. It certainly isn’t the case as I later saw that every morning, and evening, swarms of locals gather around the milkman to witness the milking before carrying home stainless-steel cans of fresh, warm milk.”

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Vivek Muthuramalingam is a documentary photographer.