Friday, July 23
How Honest is Mumbai?
A reporter dropped six wallets across the city. Each carried Rs 300, an expired railway pass, a fake photo identity card (that had the address and cell phone number of the reporter) and a telephone diary, which also carried the reporter’s name and number.
Two of the six wallets were dutifully returned. All the wallets were picked up by men. Several women spotted them, some even hesitated but none of them picked up the wallets to either steal or to return.