Infrastructure in the city is perceived as sign of prosperity and progression throughout centuries. It somehow holds the power to affect demographics and direct activities of people in the context of a city. One parameter to justify the implementation of …

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The colonial era under the British rule has brought about the major setting up of railway networks (1855-1864) connecting to other parts of India, together with the associated technologies and skills. It is particularly the storyline of a city’s transformation: …

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Rajagopal, A., Urban Segregation and the Special Political Zone in Ahmedabad:An Emerging Paradigm for Religio-Political Violence,  South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal. Available from: https://samaj.revues.org/3285?lang=fr   The paper presents a critical viewpoint on how the disposition of public spaces and informal communication has led …

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The construction of the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway (BB&CI) under colonial period (1856-1919) marked the opening up of the introverted Ahmedabad to other parts of India, enabling trade and population flow into and out of the city. This has …

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