This blog maps out the civil society organizations (CSOs) interfacing in urban governance issues in the megacity context of Mumbai. In particular it brings out the variations in rationale, functions, interests and membership profile.
The discussion drives home the point how the involvement of CSOs of various hues, ideologies and motivations have further rendered the city as a theatre of struggles, politics and contesting claims and competing discourses.
Schematization of CSOs interfacing Read More
Mumbai is the quintessential example of two worlds juxtaposed within the confinements of the city limits. The city is the financial centre for India and has witnessed some of the most expensive real estate transactions in the world.
The city is also famous for the largest concentration of slum settlement, with a million plus residents many of whom have migrated to the city in search of better Read More