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India in Transition

India in Transition (IiT)

Debjani Bhattacharyya
September 28, 2020

On May 20, 2020, in what is becoming a semi-annual environmental ritual, a super-cyclone pummeled through the Bengal delta, breaching embankments in the Sundarbans and submerging large swathes of Kolkata. The winds and the tides that accompany these super-cyclones have a curious way of foregrounding how deeply the concrete city is embedded in the deltaic ecology and the region’s hydrology.

Rupakjyoti Borah
September 10, 2018
Scott Moore
August 27, 2018
Shoumitro Chatterjee
July 30, 2018