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Sabarmati: Creating a New Divide?

As the Sabarmati river divides the city of Ahmedabad into East and West, a new wall divides this once cosmopolitan city into the "new city" and the "old city". While Ahmedabad has had a long communal history, the violence of 2002 broke the backbone of the Muslim community, resulting in their ghettoisation and polarising the city's areas along a communal divide that seems almost impossible to bridge.
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