Friday, January 25, 2008
Here are some articles on city renewal in Calcutta, written over the years. (Open the links given below in new windows.)
The city from here, a photo essay (1996)
Falahak, Inshallah (Flowering - God's Will): the struggle of the labouring poor, and a vision, strategy and programme for tenant-led basti and city renewal (1997)
Renewing the City: Efforts to Improve Life in Calcutta’s Urban Slums (2002)
The city from here: urban development and slum communities in Calcutta (2004)
"In Search of Ramrajya", essay written on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of India's independence, 15 August 2007.