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The cultural markers of urbanisation

One can also identify small but significant cultural changes in how markets in towns have transitioned

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Bibek DebroyAmit Kapoor
Experts claim that culture is as old as humanity but constantly evolving. What is our history, and how does it differ in the present? In an urbanised environment, how can we maintain our connection to our ancestors? The impact of urbanisation is not only limited to the demographic composition of an area but also has a much more lasting and profound impact on the cultural fabric of that area. In the simplest ways, people can become “urbanised” and exposed to various cultures if they live in urban regions for a long time. They absorb these concepts and take them back
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First Published: May 17 2023 | 11:28 PM IST

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