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The questionable legality of Gujarat’s fabled economic model

Namati’s Manju Menon and Kanchi Kohli, with Bharat Patel, look at the consequences for environmental justice of Gujarat’s policies that favour corporations over local people. They write: “The much discussed Gujarat model  necessitates the sacrifice of certain groups of people at its altar. Environment Justice – the intersection of place, socio-economic rights and development, and this model are entirely incompatible. The model’s first principle is state patronage to corporations.”

Read the full article at the FirstPost site here.

April 24, 2014 | Manju Meno, Kanchi Kohli and Bharat Patel

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