A few weeks into the lockdown, the songs of the birds are no longer tuned to the maximum decibels of our internal combustion engines and unnecessary horns. They sing in peace and our music is now a silent scream. #MumbaiOnALeash
It took a virus to reveal the fragility of livelihood of the millions who moved to the city, to escape poverty in the rural areas. Now, the city stands naked and silent, with birds falling dead from fountains if they have are not fed to satisfy our beliefs.