The Music of Mumbai

The Music of Mumbai

By Sarah Matthews

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On the local trains of Mumbai, a group of twenty, thirty or even more men gather together to sing and play music on their way to and from work. The songs are not rehearsed, the performances are not planned. It is simply a ritual that is unique to this community of the hindu, marathi, working class.

Sarah Matthews

Sarah Matthews

Sarah is a Journalism/Arts student at the University of Queensland, with a major in French and minors in Gender Studies and Writing. As well as a passion for storytelling, her particular journalistic interests are women's issues and other issues of social justice.