May 14, 2014

How Corruption Rotted the City of Delhi

William O'Connor, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

The guidebooks tell one story of Delhi: the beautiful Mughal gardens and the city snapped from a rickshaw. But the voices of the city’s inhabitants captured in a new book reveal a seething city of corruption, greed, and violence.

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