Red Earth and Pouring Rain ain’t just a l’il book


While reports of below-normal and deficient rainfall emanate from almost the rest of the country (and the rest of the State), blessed are those in coastal and south Karnataka where the monsoon story just doesn’t seem to end.

M.K. VIDYARANYA captures a lone Bangalorean confronting the rain-bearers at Lalbagh, as if exhorting them to go away and come another day and spare the havoc of washed away children, water-filled potholes, and crumbling houses.