The Gap

There is a lot written about the gap in India between rich and poor. And you can see it everywhere you go, the expensive cars next to the people on bicycles, the beggars standing outside UB City, home of Louis Vuitton and Burburry. But these obvious signs can be ignored. You can look away from the beggars, you can ignore the way in which different groups live. But sometimes this huge gap is brought home by very simple things. Today, it was something as simple as a cup of tea that reminded me.

 

Street Chai: 7 rs

Chai at the Capital hotel: 99 rs

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