Thiruvananthapuram is not really known outside Kerala as anything but the state capital. It doesn’t have the history of Cochin or the famous traditions of Calicut. However, once you set foot in its Chalai Market, your opinion of the city is going to change completely!
Nithin Sekhar takes us through the winding streets of the 18th Century market, as he shows us everything from cheap fashion to everyday groceries and great tea stalls. As they say in the city, if you can’t find it in Chalai, you can’t find it anywhere!
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