Photographs By: Santosh Gupta
City’s high-spirited hawkers!
In the rat-race of Mumbai City, daily wage earners compete with selling their various goods in a bid to earn and make a living. They are ever ready to do all kinds of business, be it on the road side or in a shop. What they ensure, is productivity, even as they deal with all sorts of bargains, all the time! You know it is Mumbai when one gets conveniently placed for a job, or when one comes to the city to make quick money or even if it is to build a home. The country's largest city that holds the status of being the largest financial hub, commercial and entertainment capital, is one that has always kept its doors open to all sections of society. Like every individual, these hawkers work their best to see feelings of satisfaction on the faces of their families. Strolling through the different streets of the vast populated city, Afternoon D&C photographer,
Santosh Gupta vividly captures various moments with a whole lot of dealer even as he snags their overall sincerity at work. While he gets into quick conversations, what the photographer closely notices, is that these hawkers hardly give themselves time for a meal or nap in the day until they make a decent amount of money by the end of the day. And even as they have sweat-drenched looks on their faces, these hawkers keep on at their trade in all the possible corners of