madhya pradesh

In rural MP they call the Wagon R ‘Bhata Gadi’. Here’s why

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It may not be the best looking car on the roads but the advertising campaign tried to brand it as ‘the blue eyed boy’. Now Maruti Suzuli’s brand manager will be heartbroken to know what they call the Wagon R in rural Madhya Pradesh. In the Chattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, particularly the rural areas, [Read more]

Blast from the Past: Men’s Hairstyle in 200 BC

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The neighbourhood saloons (Indian salons) have those charts with hairstyles that I wouldn’t want to be seen dead in. Ever wondered what a similar hairstyle chart would have looked like back in the 2nd century BC? It could very well be the image below: Found this hanging inside the men’s loo at Mandu (the abandoned [Read more]