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Safety remains a grave concern in Indian cities

The paradox that one of Delhi's busiest, best-lit crossings should be hostage to hoodlums, is scary

Kishore Singh 

Kishore Singh Cities have an aura of safety about them, despite everything to the contrary the newspapers report daily. Still, you don’t expect to be attacked in the relative security of your own car, protected by the rush of evening peak hour traffic when it is still light. The attack, all the more audacious for it, came, therefore, as a surprise — and not a pleasant one. We’d had an incident at precisely the same point of the now dismantled BRT just ahead of the Moolchand crossing a few years previously when some goons had smashed our car window while the vehicle idled at a red ...

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First Published: Fri, June 23 2017. 22:54 IST
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