Photos from India: Delhi – God Will See

“You see these hands friend?” he shouted back, waving his hand in front of me. I kept my eyes on the road for him.

“Yeah”

“Clean hands. No cheating.”

I nodded. As another rickshaw cut in front of us he jammed his thumb onto the horn. It coughed an old cough . The other rickshaw coughed back.

“If I am cheating, God will see” he shouted, pointing to one of the gods that sat enshrined above his head.

“So you wait until he blinks?” I said.

He looked in his mirror. I caught his big smile.

“No no brother. Clean hands,” he said, lifting them off the handlebars and shaking them, “I am the best rickshaw driver in India!”

I belived that he probably was.

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3 thoughts on “Photos from India: Delhi – God Will See

  1. Rina says:

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  2. This post is almost endearing. And highly ironic at the same time.

    Nicely written.

  3. Sarah says:

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