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About Ben Mendelkern

Ben Mandelkern is chief of communications at CPR, and editor of the Cities of Delhi project. Trained in literature, he has worked as an editor and producer in journalism and publishing, and was most recently manager of communications at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.

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Manuel Serrano

Manuel Serrano is Junior Editor at DemocraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Anatomy of a demolition

One year ago last month, part of a Delhi slum was demolished; the demolition received almost no public attention. As politicians across India are speaking to the urban poor, asking for their votes and promising them secure housing, it is important to recall these events and the official attitude they represent.

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