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

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Urban Informal Sector and Communal Violence-Case Study of 1992 Riots in Calcutta

Case Study of 1992 Riots in Calcutta Ishita Mukhopadhyay This snap-shot study of the impact of the post-Ayodhya riots on the informal sector in Calcutta reveals that the more stable formal sector tended to ensure its economic security by dumping goods and other consumables in the informal sector with which it had linkages. As a result the latter sector suffered a worse economic loss.

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