Urban Migrants and the City

Urban Migrants and the City

Figure 1: Low income vs High income. Courtesy: Author Manjunath (name changed) moved to Bangalore from Yadgir two years ago with his family. He drives tractors for a living, while his wife Kaveri (name changed) earns her daily wage through “coolie” work at...
Making Invincible homes

Making Invincible homes

Transported. In packs, we arrive. The old man reaches out to us, hordes us in an icy enclosed space. It’s cold, the chilly fluid inside me as cold as ever. We shiver, in anxiety….. What now? –  “Don’t litter waste. Use Dustbin.” The sign reads....
Hopeful Tales from a System in Despair

Hopeful Tales from a System in Despair

A little boy pedals up to the ramp, a smooth turn, rides right across the smooth concrete floor, through the huge empty hallway, and right across to the other side, where his friends kick around with a weathered football. “Dey, vaada! Gaaliya irukkuda, supera stuntu...

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