Stories By 'SABIN NINGLEKHU'
Let’s begin with a well-worn cliché: Unless politics, not the everyday ‘ordinary’ kind, but the kind that can shape the everyday life of the ordinary people, is infused with egalitarianism, ‘stability’ and ‘prosperity’ will always have a ‘class’ character. After nearly two decades of relative latency since the 1990s, infrastructure has re-emerged as a governing logic on the national scale that mediates discussions about bikas.
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Anthropologist Veena Das foregrounds the dual nature of everyday life through her work on the everyday practices of the urban poor in India.
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