Bengaluru man wearing a paper bag as a helmet.
Bengaluru, India’s start-up capital, has recently become the subject of countless internet memes that highlight events that could only happen in the city. The internet is saturated with “peak Bengaluru” moments, a term connected with the attention-grabbing incidents occurring in India’s IT capital. Similarly, a pillion rider on a bike in Bengaluru was seen wearing a paper bag to cover his head
The amusing occurrence was brought to the attention of the internet by X user @3rdEyeDude. The image shows a man in a black t-shirt sitting on his bike with a paper bag.
The remark generated outrage on social media, with many commenting that it is “typical Bengaluru behavior.” People were left in awe after witnessing the ‘desi jugaad,’ and many pondered the motivation behind this unusual choice.
Some users jokingly referred to the paper bag as a “Bheja Fry parcel” or “Safer than a Tin Foil Hat.” “Could be a celebrity out for a bike ride,” one person speculated. A third person exclaimed, “Innovation!! “Protection against dust, cold, and polluted wind.”