I am a geo-spatial analyst and researcher in urban studies and New Media. I am interested in citizen cartography, the politics of urbanization in cities of the Global South, the politics of data, participatory development and urban ecology. I am also interested in social entrepreneurship in the field of New Media.

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Building a New Media Platform to Re-imagine Bholakpur

  28 March 2013

The public image of Bholakpur in Hyderabad, India, has been constructed by the elite class of the city. Telling just one side of the story, those working in the Bholakpur informal waste economy are facing increasing violence around eviction. There is a need for a more detailed and sensitive narrative; something that can lead to more equitable outcomes...