Historically seeing, the river Yamuna has been subject to a lot of representation not only concerning literature but also photography. Sanskrit Literature, which is a mass source containing allusions to the origin and history of the Yamuna. Apart from that, formal history has also seen the river as a symbol of settlement - occasionally romanticised into picturesque imagery of the same and it acts like a voyeuristic spot. In the latter half of the 20th century, the onset of industrialisation on the banks of Yamuna river, which has also been a drain to untreated sewage and other waste, led to the development of a new gaze (which borrows from the social documentary) of the image-making device.
“Only in Good taste” is about the river Yamuna in Delhi. The work also attempts to critically look at the act of photography, which carries an inherited tendency of representation by subverting the surface of the image. Furthermore, there is also a need to defamiliarise it against a certain order, which ground the self in a liberal utilitarian realism.