Articles by Mohit M Rao

Mohit Rao is a freelance journalist based in Bengaluru.

Locked Down and Hungry In the days following the lockdown, Gauramma’s kitchen in their small house in Whitefield’s Garudacharpalya, ran out of food. As irony would have it, she used to cook in other people’s homes before the lockdown. Hunger was imminent for her and her three children aged between 10 and 13 years.  Gauramma’s family arrived in Bengaluru two years ago. They knew nobody in the big city. And, when the lockdown was imposed, her husband, a taxi driver, was away in his home town Chitradurga.  “I hadn’t got my salary over the past month, and I didn’t have…

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