In the melting pot id est India id est Bangalore

KPN photo

With temples, mosques, churches, even a fire temple, all happily jostling each other, Shivajinagar in Bangalore is India, as our founding fathers would have liked it, in a microcosm. On Tuesday, the car festival of St Mary at at St Mary’s Basilica near Russell Market attracted thousands.

Photograph: Raviraj B.M./ Karnataka Photo News