Delhi's Street of Dreams | It would be true to say that you can smell Shadipur Depot - also known as Kathputli Colony - before you can see it. It is a place of enormous poverty but also enormous richness. It is a place where you might see miracles but also a place where you will always see a fight.
Shadipur is home to most of Delhi’s traditional entertainers - acrobats, magicians, dancers and the like. Here, to India’s shame, they remain - stuck between poverty on the one hand and international stardom on the other, consigned to their fate by bureaucracy and the ineptitude of the authorities. A place forgotten or unknown to most Delhi residents.
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