Images from India: A no-show rock show

Mumbai Rock Show

Photograph by Soumik

The Mumbai Independence Rock Concert was a no-show this year thanks to the Mumbai police. It was cancelled last minute. Lazygeek has a post with an open letter written by Farhad Wadia to fans. More of the issue here. Soumik says

Independence Rock, Mumbai's Annual Rock festival was cancelled on Saturday 3rd Sept at the last moment as the Mumbai police didn't give the requisite permission on the grounds that commercial shows were not allowed at the Gateway. The 20th Anniversary of the I-Rock was going to be an eventful evening when the announcement was made leaving the 4000 fans who came from all over the city surely dissapointed.

This photograph seems particularly ironic given the advert behind the cancellation notice that urges us to express ourselves!

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