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

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When Planning Becomes a Ritual

The debate over Mumbai's Development Plan 2034 has exposed the fault lines in the urban planning process. Apart from the problems posed by multiple autonomous agencies and a state government that has virtual veto powers, the development plan, as it stands today, ultimately favours builders instead of improving Mumbai's environment and quality of life for its citizens.

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