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Be it flyovers, metro, or any other long-term construction in Indian cities, the build time is pretty unpredictable. Chances are you might meet the love of your life in a traffic jam caused due to an ongoing flyover construction and then 5 years later you could be stuck in the same jam while taking your kids to school.
If not exactly, this is pretty much what happened with this guy from Bengaluru. Sharing his ‘peak Bengalutu’ moment, the man took to Reddit and shared how he and his now wife once got stuck (before their wedding) because of the Ejipura flyover work.
Frustrated by the jam, they diverted their route and ended up having dinner together. Fast forward to five years, the couple who were friends back in the day when this incident happened dated for 3 years and it’s been 2 years since they got married. And guess what, the flyover that united them is still under construction.
This hilarious incident, that’s a possibility in Bengaluru, was brought to light by a Twitter user who shared the screengrab of the Reddit post on the microblogging site.
Top drawer stuff on Reddit today 😂😂@peakbengaluru pic.twitter.com/25H0wr526h
— Aj (@babablahblah_) September 18, 2022
To our shock, those who have been living in the silicon valley of India weren’t surprised on reading this. Some people even related to his situation.
Can relate. That flyover is under construction for all the time I’ve been in Bangalore.
— Akanksha Singh (@Bombaychuckle) September 19, 2022
that is nothing, a road here was under repair for over a decade. I finished school, college and few year into my job when it got fully repaired and re-laid.
— Ajay (@Ajaychennai2) September 19, 2022
Pls note the user we can ask about his kids schools.. even then it will not be done
— Prasad Sampangi (@Prasad19721) September 19, 2022
@peakbengaluru traffic forging relationships circa 2020 😂😂😂
— Chinmayee Bhamburkar 🐞 (@chinmayee_hp) September 19, 2022
LoL. This is effing gold 😂😂😂😂
— Ranjith A Coapullai (@coapullai) September 19, 2022
What a beautiful story 🤩😂😂
— Dibyendu Chakraborty (@DibyenduC1971) September 19, 2022
Can relate 🙃
— Chitra Chaudhuri (@ChitraChaudhuri) September 19, 2022
Only Bengalureans will ‘feel’ this 😂 https://t.co/w85yRxitKY
— Sudeshna Dutta (@007Sudeshna) September 19, 2022
Pyaar mil jaayega, flyover nai banega https://t.co/s5UyaPzTYo
— Nivedita Niranjankumar (@BombayBombil) September 19, 2022
anyone wants to have dinner nearby Ejipura flyover? feel free to DM 😊 https://t.co/iHSWpengv4
— Saurabh Sharma (@randomusements) September 19, 2022
Things that can happen only in Bangalore!!
No, not the love story but the forever under-construction flyovers.
Had experienced a similar fate of Domlur flyover, guess that road is jinxed https://t.co/NOUYiSmHAt
— Malhar Barai (@MalharBarai) September 19, 2022
Bangalore traffic is a blessing you just don't realize it. https://t.co/pAq47seFTC
— Sandip Das (@CehsandyDas) September 19, 2022
Traffic jams in #Bangalore do have some positive side to it:)
#startup #tech @UnboxingBlr https://t.co/zcI8fZ3VEF
— Malini Goyal (@GoyalMalini) September 19, 2022
Their kids will be born and go to school but still the Ejipura flyover will be incomplete. https://t.co/NXyCpBtePz
— Vinyas (@pyaudiophile) September 19, 2022
Pure Bengaluru things 🤣 https://t.co/8AD33LB2lU
— மிளிர் (@thamizhisai) September 19, 2022
Oh the stories young ones will tell of the Pune metro construction for years to come https://t.co/w1STxDPhia
— Deepa 🕯️ (@kdeep) September 19, 2022
Bengaluru and uskey kissey are the best time pass ever. B’lore peeps, have you encountered any such ‘peak Bengaluru’ behavior? Share with us.
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