Spring brings back real beauty of Bengaluru: Garden City back on track

First Published 16, Apr 2020, 4:36 PM

Coronavirus lockdown has changed the way silicon city - Bengaluru looks right now. But it has left us wondering for how long?
 
The coronavirus pandemic has brought change in lives and economies around the world to a standstill. With humans confined to homes, nature is treating itself to the calmness of surroundings.

The coronavirus pandemic has brought change in lives and economies around the world to a standstill. With humans confined to homes, nature is treating itself to the calmness of surroundings.

Bengaluru roads that were always filled with huge traffic seems to be witnessing more greenery. Richmond Road has been covered with greenery on both sides.

Bengaluru roads that were always filled with huge traffic seems to be witnessing more greenery. Richmond Road has been covered with greenery on both sides.

One can breathe good quality air in the silicon city with significantly lesser pollution and dust.

One can breathe good quality air in the silicon city with significantly lesser pollution and dust.

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Bougainvillea glabra commonly known as paper flower has turned MG Road pink and bright.


Bougainvillea glabra commonly known as paper flower has turned MG Road pink and bright.

This is not a street abroad. This picturesque view is from Bengaluru.

This is not a street abroad. This picturesque view is from Bengaluru.

If we weren't locked down, would we ever witness this beauty of Bengaluru? Yellow-flowered Tabebuia has decorated both sides of the road.

If we weren't locked down, would we ever witness this beauty of Bengaluru? Yellow-flowered Tabebuia has decorated both sides of the road.

Difficult to choose pink or green? This is the real side of Bengaluru which had lost its charm due to bustling activities of people.

Difficult to choose pink or green? This is the real side of Bengaluru which had lost its charm due to bustling activities of people.

Due to the lockdown, the green cover has spread so much that the sky isn't visible on this road.

Due to the lockdown, the green cover has spread so much that the sky isn't visible on this road.

This is not an edited photo. This Bengaluru road looks perfect for a photoshoot with orange flowers blooming on both sides and a carpet that will mesmerize you with its appearance.

This is not an edited photo. This Bengaluru road looks perfect for a photoshoot with orange flowers blooming on both sides and a carpet that will mesmerize you with its appearance.

With people confined to homes and no traffic movement, the scent of flowers has filled the air.

With people confined to homes and no traffic movement, the scent of flowers has filled the air.

A tree with purple flowers cascading on to the road is a sight indeed.

A tree with purple flowers cascading on to the road is a sight indeed.

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