From armchairs to iPhones, India’s millennials rent it all


Morarka posing for a picture as she sits around rented furniture during an interview in Mumbai. Tens of thousands of young Indians are switching from buying to renting so they can live life with few strings attached. — AFP

MUMBAI: At 29, Spandan Sharma doesn't own a flat, a car, or even a chair – one of a growing number of Indian millennials bucking traditional norms and instead opting to rent everything from furniture to iPhones.

"Millennials in my age bracket want freedom and earlier what was seen as stability is now seen as a sign of being tied down," Sharma told AFP.

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