The inconvenient convenience


Surely by now the Horticulture Department at Lalbagh knows that there are a very large number of walkers early in the mornings, even more so on weekends.

A very tiday and neat-looking toilet has been provided, close to the Siddapura Gate, by the authorities…but when my friend went to use the facility, it was tightly locked.

What is the point of providing a facility if it cannot be used?

Lalbagh, I find, has too many things wrong with the administration.


  1. skeptic says:

    As a kid I was astounded to see some tourists being threatened at Srirangapatna for requesting the toilet be unlocked. Looks like these people have taken over the whole country – yes, these privileged classes do not want to do the dirty jobs but want a steady income. And no, you cannot put an electronic gizmo to charge tourists for using the toilets – you will be threatening their livelihood you see…

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