The Queen of Chandni Chowk

Queen of Chandni Chowk market in Old Delhi, New Delhi, India
Litter borne
The Queen of Chandni Chowk
Surveys her domain
From lofted throne

Queen of the Bazaar
Chandni Chowk market
In Old Delhi
New Delhi, India

Taken during travels, 2017

To all the world’s Queens, may you all be honoured so loftily today, International Women’s Day.

This Queen is riding bales of product through the crowded Chandni Chowk Bazaar. Her litter is a two-wheeled flatbed cart, operated probably by her husband — on foot — seen in the lower left of frame.