Aruna Subramaniam is a management consultant and Trustee at Bhoomika Trust and the Mahesh Memorial Trust. She is also a core member at the Naam Foundation. As a concerned citizen, Aruna believes that the government needs to work with a transparent and participatory approach to solving civic issues. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
The author’s visit to the capital evokes nostalgia over the sights and sounds of the past, and also brings out remnants of past glory and the sites that make it a magical city — the sound, smog and crowds notwithstanding!