2 Nov 2011

Khotwadi. Santa Cruz (W)

Work Space Mumbai Special: A Kapdawalla's Story. Part 5:
Mobile Culture.

This is how a garment worker in Khotwadi took down my number on the back of a paper/receipt. He drew a caricature of me and wrote my number next to it.

Yes, I wear eye glasses.

They usually draw a character with the main feature or features highlighted and the number next to it.

Also, this place teems with visitors: buyers, craftsmen, service providers all day long. And they all use the mobile phone to do business. In fact, around 10 in the morning, the Vodafone network (and others) reaches saturation point. It eases only after 7 in the evening.

See the full story: A Kapdawalla's Story.

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