Meet local repairer Babu Lal. He identifies himself as an electrician and has close to 20 years of experience in dealing with different kinds of electrical equipment. He lives in New Delhi and works for an electrical shop in Bhogal, New Delhi.
To earn a livelihood and sustain.
Here at the shop
People come and get things repaired here. People have faith in our work and trust our repair. They know that the objects will work.
Getting things repaired is cheaper as new machines are costly to purchase, so in less money they get their objects repaired and also in less money they can use that thing again.
40-50 year’s old fans, ceiling fans.
technology now is very advanced; earlier, the technologies used were not that advanced, so repairing was more manageable, but now it isn’t easy to repair things. For example electronics, new technologies are used, which makes it tough to repair.
We don’t think about this that much, our work is to repair things at the shop, and we do that. What’s the point in thinking about this, and if we even think about it, what will be achieved.