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Ashish Kumar Yadav and Dr Asani Bhaduri
Delhi, the capital of the country, is highly romanticised, given it is perceived as the depository of political powers. It is the focal point of media and hub of various institutions. The vibrant colours of the city are reflected in the rich history and artefacts that dot its landscape. The…
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Ashish Kumar Yadav
He is well known for the immersive heritage walks he conducts across various parts of Delhi, and his narratives about the city’s history and architecture. He has worked on many historical and cultural aspects of Delhi, including weekly markets.  Following is an edited transcript of the interview …
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Ashish Kumar Yadav
Following is an edited transcript of the interview conducted over phone on September 22, 2018.    Ashish Kumar Yadav:  What is hafta bazaar and how would you situate it in urban spaces? What is the significance of the mahila hafta bazaar? Suvrata Chowdhary: A sustainable phenomenon in Delhi’s urban…
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Ashish Kumar Yadav
Weekly markets (hafta bazaars/saptahik bazaars) have been in vogue for centuries. In spite of the influx the malls, supermarkets and departmental stores, they have been able to maintain their place in today’s economy. Not only do these bazaars fulfill the daily needs of the people but they also…
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Kanak Rajadhyaksha
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Chandrayee Dey
Select Bibliography   Ahmed, Wakil. Banglar Loksanskriti, Dhaka: Bangla Academy, 1974.   Bagchi, Jashodhara, ed. The Changing Status of Women in West Bengal, 1970-2000: The Challenge Ahead, New Delhi: Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd., 2005.   Bhattacharya, Malini; Mukhopadhyaya, Soma, ed. Muslim…
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Kanak Rajadhyaksha
A group of about 20 women arrive at the Dongariya Kondh Development Agency (DKDA) every morning for their embroidery training sessions. One group has been coming from Hundijali for a week now, a village about an hour into the hills from Bissumcuttack by the jeep they take, and then about half an…
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Vaishnavi Mahurkar
  AmhihiItihas Ghadvala, originally published in Marathi in 1989 and translated as We Also Made History by Wandana Sonalkar, is a work of research by Urmila Pawar and Meenakshi Moon to understand the history of women’s participation in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Dalit movement. This book serves as a…
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