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Old 29th October 2009, 23:07   #31
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Weren't these phatphatiyas Harleys? Pradon my ignorance, but I remember my dad telling me the same and also a newspaper article on how World War II Harleys were turned into these Phatphatiyas.
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The Govt. had those wonderful rural engineering marvels scrapped for the benifit of multinational players, who are doing nothing but the same thing, only in a posh and massive scale. I am told that some of the bid diesel autorickshaws use more or less the same lambordini engines ones used by these 'crude' vehicles.
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I can still remember the Phatpatiya ride distinctly. We visited Delhi sometime in the 80's when I was a kid, and one of the must-do things for us was a Phatpatiya ride. It was an awesome experience. The Rider was a Sardar and for us South Indians, that increased the novelty factor
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