ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By S Ananth

Speculation and the New City

The formal foundation ceremony of Amaravati, the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh, has drawn the attention of villagers and landowners who want to give up land. Will it live up to the hype or will it fall prey to unsustainable speculation—this photo essay from the ground has some answers. The other parts of this photo essay on the Andhra Pradesh capital development is here, here and here

Foundation for the Dreams

In six months, the new capital region in Andhra Pradesh seems to have picked up a frenetic pace in infrastructure development. While speculation over land seems to have ebbed, the changing pattern of life based on the financial promises of an industrial–administrative complex is visible. This is the third instalment in a series of photo essays on Andhra Pradesh’s new capital region. The other two essays are here and here