The Digital Journalist
Photo by Miki Alcalde
Mumbai's maidans (open grassed areas) are loved by all and are considered to be the lungs of this polluted city. When the government made plans to sell the land to private investors for building apartments, in order to lower the state's debt, many cried out and blamed the never-ending government corruption as the only cause of debt. Without its parks, thousands of people will not have anywhere to go to relax or play the nation's favorite sport, cricket.