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46.6

Posted in delhi, the world around us by hemmant jha on February 18, 2009

post 46 continues with an image of the Delhi outpost of PoggenPohl. A fully outfitted kitchen here could conceivably be purchased by the combined annual incomes of ten middle class families, saved over ten years – which explains the presence of an armed guard outside the store. This is part of what makes India remarkable – the strange incongruities which persist. Louis Vuitton’s Suhali bags, for example, were sold out in India two months before they reached stores – at about $3K apiece. 

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