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DNJAI90975 | 7/13/2018 | Author : Gajraj Singh | WC :445

This city lad, who performs at the GT flyover late every night, just wants to connect with nature and share peaceful moments with fellow citizens

In love with nature, he sits alone hoping to find a connection with his muse, using music as the medium. Every night, you can find the aspiring singer, Ajay Meena at his favourite spot on the Malviya Nagar flyover with his dearest friend, a guitar. The lad runs a YouTube channel with the name Ajay Seven, where he posts videos of his performances, both on stage and by the roadside.
Chatting up with AFTERhrs as he headed to his ‘stage,’ in the dead of the night — his usual routine — he asked to be dropped off where the neem tree stands. Explaining that he loves the smell of fresh air, he added, “It gives me a reason to do riyaaz and connects me with nature.” Asked about the difficulties he faces during these odd rehearsal hours,
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