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What the Bangalore Floods tell us about our Democracy | Article by Dr. Sushmita Pati

September 21, 2022

NLSIU faculty member Dr. Sushmita Pati‘s article titled “What the Bangalore Floods tell us about our Democracy” has been published in the journal magazine ‘The India Forum’ on September 18, 2022.

The article is a commentary on the recent floods in Bangalore. It states that urban floods in Bangalore are not just a result of failed governance. They also reflect a failure of our democracy, where the citizen does not participate in decision-making and later sees spectacles like demolitions as signs of action.

Read the full article here.