It feels like people have been moving to Pune in droves lately. Truth be told, communities have been calling our city home since pre-Independence. The Parsis, Goans, Sindhis and Iranis have settled here since the middle of the 20th Century. Let’s analyse a few reasons why immigrants come here and fall in love with Pune.
If you follow me on Instagram (@misspunekar), you know that I was in Bangalore for a few days last week. From what I remembered about the city, it used to be gorgeous; beautiful weather, delicious food, fun places to shop in, wide, clean streets, everything just about perfect. I always called it a larger, greener Pune (with slightly better weather) and figured it to be the only other city in India I’d ever want to live in. Today, if I had to compare Pune with Bangalore, here’s how it would go.