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

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How the City Devours Its Children

In addition to the distorted land use pattern, Delhi has experienced the abdication by its government of its responsibility to primary education and public transport Children, especially belonging to lower and lower middle class, have to ferry over long distances in the absence of good state-run schools in their neighbourhood. But with public space in Delhi being usurped by the affluent few and private transport businessmen, who drive recklessly to make a quick buck, accidents like the recent accident when an overcrowded school bus fell into the Yamuna, have become quite common.

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