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Delhi's unaccountable 'Raja Kejriwal'

Many of Delhi's past rulers have been its long-term residents with an awareness of its structures

Sunil Sethi 

Sunil Sethi After more than 40 years of living in the same house in a south Delhi neighbourhood, I recently moved to a temporary flat a few blocks away. Close by the old house stands a magnificent 16th century Lodi dynasty mosque, badly neglected by the Archaeological Survey; next to it a large municipal school. Both are plagued by a humongous garbage dump that also services the colony next door where, ironically, reside some of the country’s most influential legal luminaries. Years of protests have failed in regular clearance of mountains of refuse where cows and other strays forage freely. It ...

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 23:21 IST
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