Sunday, November 02, 2008
Here are some articles I've been reading recently, which may be useful in helping one gain a perspective as well as personal focus vis-a-vis living in Calcutta and India today.
"Imminent ruin and desperate remedy: Calcutta and its fragments", by Swapan Chakravorty.
"The Use and Abuse of Democracy in West Bengal", by Sanjeeb Mukherjee.
"Democracy and Economic Transformation in India", by Partha Chatterjee.
"Prescribed, Tolerated, and Forbidden Forms of Claim Making", by Ranabir Samaddar
"Communalism: An Ignored Malady" by MKA Siddiqui.