Exclusionary cities: The exodus that wasn’t

By Amitabh Kundu in infochange (full article here)

Yes, the urban population increased more in absolute terms during 2001-11 than rural population. But, no, this is not because distressed agricultural workers are pouring into cities. It’s because census activism has tripled the number of urban centres in Census 2011. In fact, exclusionary policies are discouraging the inflow of rural poor into the mega cities.

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edenis (2013, August 20). Exclusionary cities: The exodus that wasn’t. SUBURBIN - ANR. Retrieved April 13, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/uln8