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Population crunch in India: is it urban or still rural?

Gururaja, KV and Sudhira, HS (2012) Population crunch in India: is it urban or still rural? In: Current Science, 103 (1). pp. 37-40.

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Abstract

The article attempts to present analysis based on the provisional results of the Census 2011. While there is no doubt that the human social organization of the country is undergoing a transition, the nature of growth however is subject to the lens through which this is viewed. Noting the dichotomy of urban and rural definitions, we question the rationality of the ‘urban’ definition and its relevance.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Megacities, population crunch, population growth, urban–rural ratio.
Department/Centre: Division of Earth and Environmental Sciences > Center for infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP)
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2012 06:54
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2012 06:58
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/44814

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