ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Theories of City Size Distribution and Indian Urban Structure-A Reappraisal

Theories of City Size Distribution and Indian Urban Structure A Reappraisal Amitabh Kundu Computation of urban growth for the six size categories, using their respective population from different censuses, when the towns in these categories vary widely at different points of time, has created a false alarm regarding the high growth of large towns in India. However, the quick calculations attempted by scholars claiming to correct this flaw and to establish an absence of size-growth relationship, does not seem to be free from methodological or other errors.

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