We have often heard the stories from our parent and grandparents, that use to start with “Humare Jamane Mein….”. The stories of cleanliness, pollution free and natural beautiful surroundings in India. While they shared their stories with us, it seems a bit difficult to imagine and believe those stories. As what we see is overcrowded, natureless Urban sides of India. Streets that doesn’t have much of nature’s beauty.
Have sometimes and check these black and white but rare photos of India that will tell you why the term Humare Jamane Mein got so much of fame.
This photo is of Mumbai’s first BEST bus in 1920’s
Horse driven trams were the luxury medium of transport in Mumbai in 1974
Well, this is the heart of Delhi, Chandni Chowk. Free of traffic and crowd, tonga being used for travel
This is Delhi, people are using cycle during 1950’s at Rajpath
This photo is of Haridwar station in 1930’s
Now famous Humayun’s tomb was an empty place with no public and no photographers in 1930’s. A peaceful place that time
The scene is showing the city that was more of the policemen than criminals
Not like these days, back in 1940’s Mumbai rains were chaos free with the pleasant downpours
This is how the petrol was distributed in 1910
Look at the streets even after the Salt March people are going through and there is enough space for four wheelers to move calmly
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