The Tribune Spectrum
Sunday, June 11, 2000

Urban wasteland

Urban politics, urban poverty, urban pollution, urban productivity, urban planning and pattern and urban shortages, both physical and financial, are the crucial issues around which the machinery of urban governance in India revolves. The formidable nature of these issues has thrown this machinery in deep crisis. But this is not merely a crisis of governance; it extends to the governed as well. It is a crisis of character, commitment, conscience and creative and constructive sense of the community as a whole, cautions Minister of Urban Development, Jagmohan

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LIFE TIES: Good place for your daughter to be in,
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