Fixing India’s city-systems3 min read . Updated: 12 Apr 2013, 07:46 AM IST
Having lost intervening centuries when cities across the world came into their own, Indian cities are struggling to play catch-up
India’s arc of urbanization went into deep freeze under the British Raj. We remained a largely agrarian, land-based economy, while around the world, cities were the catalysts of societies morphing from agrarian to industrial nations. Even today, these cities continue to trigger innovations and fuel progress across the entire spectrum of social, cultural and economic activity.
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