Rajarhat and the Dystopia of Urban Imagination
Series: Cities and the Urban Imperative
This book examines the politics behind, and the socio-economic and ecological repercussions of, the making of a new township, variously called New Town, Megacity or Jyoti Basu Nagar, in Rajarhat near Kolkata. Conceived by the West Bengal state government in the mid-1990s, in pandering to the vision...
Published March 30th 2013 by Routledge India