ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Nandigram and the Question of Development

While ill-founded rumours of many kinds contributed to the build-up of tension in Nandigram, there is no question that the people of the area had genuine fears of what industrialisation and the associated displacement held out for them if a special economic zone was established in the area. These concerns have taken a new dimension in the context of the countrywide agrarian crisis which has had an impact on West Bengal as well.

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