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  • The Tibetan in Mumbai

    26 December 2007, by Tenzin Tsundue

    The Tibetan in Mumbai is not a foreigner. He is a cook at a Chinese takeaway. They think he is Chinese run away from Beijing. He sells sweaters in summer in the shade of the Parel Bridge. They think he is some retired Bahadur. The Tibetan in Mumbai abuses in Bambaya Hindi, with a slight Tibetan accent and during vocabulary emergencies he naturally runs into Tibetan. That’s when the Parsis laugh. The Tibetan in Mumbai likes to flip through the MID-DAY, loves FM, (...)


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