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The dark side of Brand Bangalore

By Sanjana

LR Nagar is only one of Bangalore's estimated 778 slums. But it is located just a few metres from Koramangala, the posh residential address of Bangalore's IT employees. The disparity in living conditions, of course, metaphorically separates the two localities by hundreds of kilometres. And it is this unequal access to Bangalore's infrastructure, space, government spending budgets etc that epitomises the problem of urban spaces