Some remain defunct for months on end. Others follow no logic in terms of when they come on and when they are switched off. These photos show us why streetlights continue to be one of the biggest peeves among citizens.
Dating back to the days when the Nawab of Arcot ruled in Tamil Nadu, the Pallavaram Friday market is as fascinating a place today as it was back then. A look at the long and eventful history of the market, from then to now.