Shopping in the Bazaars of Delhi Essay
Shopping in the Bazaars of Delhi
What do you sell , O Ye Merchants?
Richly your wares are displayed.
Turbans of Crimson and silver,
Tunics of purple brocade,
Mirrors with panels of amber,
Daggers with handles of jade.
Naidu, Sarojini. The Sceptred Flute. New York , 1928
Last summer, on a balmy morning, I was meandering aimlessly around the noisy lanes of Old Delhi’s Gandhi boulevard, famed for its narrow winding alleys and