The example of Outer Ring Road shows that rapid, unplanned development can defeat the purpose of a ring road. Without land use regulations, the same is likely to happen in the case of the upcoming PRR.
As the state government appoints an administrator to BBMP and indefinitely delays Council elections, how are citizens affected? History shows that the absence of a Council makes BBMP more unaccountable and inaccessible.
In earlier articles in the Ground Reality series, we looked at cash shortage, food insecurity and domestic conflict in poor urban households during the lockdown. They are now trying to rebuild their lives. This is about how we can help.