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Imagining the Indian City

Imagining the Indian City A G Krishna Menon The way town planners conceive cities in India is largely derived from British town planning experience in the belief that they are universal and modern. Even town planning laws are basically British constructions and have not evolved significantly since independence. There is no history of indigenous town planning thought to break the colonial influence on the way town planners conceive urban problems.

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