A flock of flamingos is seen in Navi Mumbai amid India’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown. photo: AFP A flock of flamingos is seen in Navi Mumbai amid India’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown. photo: AFP
A flock of flamingos is seen in Navi Mumbai amid India’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown. photo: AFP
J. V. Yakhmi
Opinion

Opinion

J. V. Yakhmi

How a Mumbai physicist overcomes distraction amid the eerie silence of India’s coronavirus lockdown

  • For the first time in J. V. Yakhmi’s 55 years of living in Mumbai, the streets are eerily silent, which would normally be a boon for any creative writer
  • But errant thoughts, lockdown-imposed changes and anxieties caused by the pandemic can make it difficult to get anything done

A flock of flamingos is seen in Navi Mumbai amid India’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown. photo: AFP A flock of flamingos is seen in Navi Mumbai amid India’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown. photo: AFP
A flock of flamingos is seen in Navi Mumbai amid India’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown. photo: AFP
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