Hoardings that occupy all available air space. Large and small format stores existing side by side like India and Pakistan. Uneasy yet accepting. Of course, this is Maharashtra and Shivaji on a horseback is present too.
Yet, the streets of Aurangabad are paved with many thousands of years of history. The caves and the forts stand mute testimony to that. Situated bang in the middle of the country, it was as our guide told us, the gateway to the south. Or North ! Depending on where you came from.
Carved out stone as part of a road divider is something that begets attention easily.
Have you seen something like this ? Perhaps you have. I havent.
My own demented hypothesis is that…this is about making a point. About every corner and bend in the road reeking of history !?!