House Hunting in “Liberal” Bandra With My Hindu Wife and Imaginary Dog

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House Hunting in “Liberal” Bandra With My Hindu Wife and Imaginary Dog

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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hen I moved to Mumbai last November and a wise guy from office told me that as a Catholic I could get an apartment for rent cheaper than the average heathen, I’d have to say I was rather proud of my religion.

My childhood was spread across eight towns and 10 schools, and now, professional reasons over the last 14 years, have seen me put down temporary roots in Delhi, Bombay and Bangalore. Searching for an apartment, shifting bag and baggage (and dogs) is an onerous task for most of my generation. For me, it’s an inevitable fact of life.

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