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

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CONGRESS PARTY-Rerun of Old Script

acknowledgedly sore about not getting the particular portfolio he had wanted. It is after all a demographic and geographic fact that the size of the urban population is growing and a direct result of five decades of deliberately ignoring urban growth-existing towns and cities have been experiencing rapid and often unseemly expansion. This was understandable given the dominant development philosophy which viewed urban growth as something of an embarrassment: recognising it would have meant an acknowledgement of the failure of rural development policies. This is why little effort or thought has gone into evolving an urban development policy.

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