Till around Oct 28th, it was difficult to walk the Delhi streets with the head held high. Talking, eating was absolutely out of question.
The reason? The brown plant hopper had migrated to Delhi from Haryana and neighbouring places in hoards. They would get into your mouth, eyes, clothes, and everyplace else! This ‘pest’ is present in rice plants, and because of the harvest season and because it had developed immunity to the used pesticides – it followed the wind to Delhi looking for food.
Here is a computer coloured photo of an image I took, pests around a lamppost: