ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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India's 'Revanchist' Cities

The "revanchist city" expresses a race/class/religious/gender hostility felt by sections of citizens against their neighbours. In almost all the major capitals and metropolises - cutting across developing and developed nations - there is an increasing onslaught on immigrants, marginalised slum-dwellers, religious minorities and women. In India as well, there is an increasing tendency to demonise the religious and ethnic minorities living in its metropolises, and showing an intolerance of different cultural lifestyles.



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