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Condoning Unplanned Development

The recent stand-off between traders and the law enforcement agencies and the one brewing between the government and the judiciary appears in large part due to unplanned and un-regularised development of Delhi, to which authorities for long turned a blind eye. However, solutions that have been proposed pose their own intractable problems, such as multiplicity of agencies and the absence of any accountability. For all its laudable objectives, the report of the Tejendra Khanna Committee of Experts, that this article takes up for analysis, appears to compound certain already existing problems.

Reviewing the Khanna Committee Report

The recent stand-off between traders and the law enforcement agencies and the one brewing between the government and the judiciary appears in large part due to unplanned and un-regularised development of Delhi, to which authorities for long turned a blind eye. However, solutions that have been proposed pose their own intractable problems, such as multiplicity of agencies and the absence of any accountability. For all its laudable objectives, the report of the Tejendra Khanna Committee of Experts, that this article takes up for analysis, appears to compound certain

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