Winging it in Alipur


DELHI

A village on the Delhi-Haryana border finds an aeroplane in its midst.

A village on the Delhi-Haryana border finds an aeroplane in its midst. Better, the people may soon be allowed in as a real-estate businessman is converting A-I’s scrap Air Bus 310 into a temple, museum.

Daily chores and homework wrapped up, they make a beeline for a clearing near the village and sit there till the sun sets every evening. Afraid of being shooed away, they make sure they are in a neat queue, without making a noise.

What has Alipur and the villages around it, on the Delhi-Haryana border, fascinated is the construction of arguably India’s first museum-cum-temple inside an Air Bus 310. The 160-ft-long, 60-ft-high, 80-tonne airplane, that once belonged to Air-India, is parked in what’s been dubbed a “workshop” for the transformation.

Full report here Indian Express

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