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About Shahana Sheikh

Trained in economics and public policy, Shahana Sheikh is a researcher on the Cities of Delhi project. Prior to joining CPR, she was at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, where she researched issues of municipal finance and urban governance.

Articles by Shahana Sheikh

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

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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