So far, rains may have disappointed Hyderabadis but discounts are raining, quite literally. All roads in the State capital seem to be leading to shopping centres, commercial complexes and malls this ‘Ashadam’. The jam-packed showrooms and a race to grab whatever one could till the stocks last at shopping centres during the annual Ashadam sale in city, mirrors the craze for shopping among Hyderabadis.

While the ‘sales’ and ‘discounts’ are attracting a lot of attention, the parking and subsequent jostling for space to park vehicles in front of the malls has become major source of irritation for one and all.

M. SAI GOPAL