Have you seen the flower sellers?In most of South India, one can find flower sellers who would knock at your door and check if you would possibly buy one hand measure of a particular type of flower. Normally jasmine is the main flower that is tagged on to a thread and sold.
Women in Maharashtra and Karnataka also like to keep it on their heads, but it is more common in AP and Tamil Nadu and in pockets of Kerala. The so-called yuppy jeans clad Chennai crowd and most other urban centers do not like it. Or fight with their mothers day in and day out. Their mothers would like to wear the flowers every day.
While going to the local temples, it is sort of compulsory that the young woman or the married women have flowers on their head. It is a sort of custom. As if to cater to this market, a big tribe of mobile flower sellers try their best to sell their local produce and make a profit of some Rs.200 every day,
Have you seen such women? What about giving them some business at least once in a way? And what happens up North? I would like to know. I have not been there for a very long time. So, I would not know what is going on.