With people becoming more health conscious, triggered by articles in the social and traditional media, we find many new & resurrected dishes and drinks on the market. This cart sells Spirulina Buttermilk and Flax Seed Buttermilk to morning walkers on Besant Nagar Beach.
In the recent past, when a telephone was a rarity and a luxury most people depended on the Public Call Office (PCO) for everyday communication. The PCO’s were run by youth or women entrepreneurs. Sometimes, they were annexed to a traditional business.
With the advent of cheap and easily accessible mobile telephony, the PCO is now dead. (almost). Here an erstwhile PCO has been successfully transformed into a flower shop by two enterprising women.
Meet Dorai, a cycle rickshaw wallah on Kutchety Road, Mylapore. His vehicle was run down – with the seat covers peeling off, exposing the bare foam. The frame and fittings were also rusted. Though he looked over 50, he claims that he is only 39 years old. For all practical purposes, he seems to be eating and sleeping in his rickshaw.