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Drive from Delhi to Salasar in Micra

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I was invited to drive Nissan’s Micra in 2010 when it had entered the Indian market. We tested its strength on a 22-hour long journey from Delhi to Salasar and back

(According to, Micra was available in India till 2020 and then discontinued due to slow sales and the market transition into the BS6 era. Micar now has a facelift and will be on sale in Mexico. It is now called Nissan Micra.)

Our destination was Salasar in Rajasthan, a village in Churu district on NH 66, famous for its Lord Balaji Hanuman temple. From Delhi, we needed to take NH 8, which is the highway to Gurugram going towards Jaipur. And from there, we needed to turn on the highway to Bikaner. But somewhere the GPS took us inside the rural belt. We turned from Kotputli into the interiors of Rajasthan, and it wasn’t smooth. It had…

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Are You Giving Space To Your Child? – Imperfect Parenting

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