Yamuna Gently Weeps


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Two photographs of the same location. The only difference, the one above was filmed in March beginning, before the demolition commenced and the one below, was filmed in April end, of the same year, after the past, present and the future of 1,50,000 people were razed to the ground.

Before

After

Temples and mosques weren't touched, till the homes and places of work had been demolished and the people forced to leave Yamuna Pushta. It was only later, under a strict cordon and when least expected, one day, all the temples and mosques were bulldozed too.



From the book "Yamuna Gently Weeps" by Ruzbeh N. Bharucha