ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Urban Coherence and Dissonance in the Politics of Beautifying Colombo

Space as Political Text

Taking space and its transformations as a political text, this article looks into the dynamics of inclusion and exclusion as well as the manner in which space is implicated in memory. It engages in this exploration by focusing on the process known as the “beautification” of Colombo implemented by the Rajapaksa regime in Sri Lanka as one of its most iconic political programmes.



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Updated On : 23rd Dec, 2018

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