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Erasing the 'Ugly' from 'City Beautiful'

The displacement of the poor from the informal tenements in Chandigarh indicates that the administration prioritises the “beautiful” city over an “inclusive” city. Repeated demolitions have rendered the original architects of this city homeless, raising questions on citizenship and struggle for space in a sanitised city.

The Cynical Use of Caste

The Punjab government has fi led cases under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against publishers and editors of poetry books written by a long dead poet for including inappropriate caste names. Babu Rajab Ali's poetry has been published many times previously, often by the government itself, and his works have been read and researched for many decades as it is an important cultural resource for understanding Punjabi society. Such use of protective legislation for petty political gains needs to be strongly resisted.

Punjab: Family Business

 Punjab: Family Business Daljit Ami With political parties nominating their candidates, the battle lines have been drawn for the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab. Apart from the traditional political parties
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