May 31, 2017

A Literary Diagnosis of Urban Poverty in Mumbai, Delhi and Beyond

Kadambari Shah, Senior Analyst at IDFC Institute, shares her musings on literary depictions of urban poverty in India, in this Quint article.


"Amidst the teeming population in cities, migrants are housed in slum dwellings or one-room occupancies, employed in unskilled jobs in the informal sector, and dependent on inadequate public infrastructure. Yet living in the city serves as a mark of prestige."


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