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About Subhadra Banda

Subhadra Banda is a lawyer with an interest in housing and land tenure. She is a researcher on the Cities of Delhi project at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR), New Delhi, a comprehensive investigation of how the city's informal settlements are governed. Before joining CPR, she clerked at the Supreme Court of India and worked at the Ford Foundation.

Articles by Subhadra Banda

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Adam Ramsay, Editor

Adam Ramsay is Co-Editor at openDemocracyUK.

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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