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

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Revisiting Kolkata As An 'NRB'

Two Victorian colonial trends continue to persist in modern Kolkata - the miserable existence of the city's poor on its pavements and a rejuvenated fascination for the glory of the raj on the other; both are sustained by the prerogatives and compulsions of the ruling party. The party's efforts to establish its hegemony over all spheres of civic life has fostered a symbiotic relationship with a rising criminal class - a class that feeds on and, in turn, also sustains the different socio-economic groups who have chosen to make Kolkata their home.

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