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Urban Planning: Who Is the Deity?

The article, “When Planning Becomes a Ritual” (EPW, 23 May 2015) by Shirish B Patel, presents an analysis of the content of the draft development plan of Greater Mumbai, 2034. If planning has become a ritual and puja is a ritual as an analogue, then the question is: Who is the deity? Patel writes...

Women in Riots

The article by Ward Berenschot, (“Muzaffarnagar Riots: Perils of a Patronage Democracy”, EPW, 22 March 2014), refers to the “eve teasing” incident which triggered the riots as a “small incident”. Berenschot then goes on to identify political forces which instigate polarities within the electorate...
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