Behind Modi’s Plans to Redevelop the Central Vista is a Covert Political Agenda

The Wire reports:
In early September, 2019, the Government of India launched a pre-emptive, surgical "attack" on the Central Vista in New Delhi by proposing to redevelop it into a "world class tourist centre". The "enemy" is the public - comprising citizens of India and others worldwide - who admire the design and setting of the Central Vista, and consider it an iconic symbol of India's capital. Additionally, they believe that its genealogy and complex history compellingly infuse the site with the 'idea of India'.
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