Re: [mpisgplanner] Hee-Hee! Felt like your reresentative!

You were cat - among pigeons!
And oops, have been saying gaz, but minimum is 25 sqm,
ie, approx 30 gaz. pushta round i've corrected my
hinglish and math.
what's illegally on offer is 18 and 12.5 sqm and it is
vide MoUD circular - extra-constitutional, like famous
master plan guidelines.
no one mentioned disenfranchisement yesterday?

--- Aruna Bhowmick <[email protected]> wrote:
> Hi. Went! Hee-Hee! Felt like your reresentative!
> Reached a bit late and heard old Dhunu R waxing
> eloquent about jhuggi removals--- " and 12sq m. of
> land! What about place for livelihood? Life means
> nothing without livelihod! Not fair-not fair !..."
> A surd asked how much was this as against their
> jhuggi spaces. That much. But there they build
> upwards. Here they can't. So not fair-not fair.
> Someone mumbled something in the front row--metres?
> yards? "Sq METRES" said Dhunu knowledgeably.
> Up went antena.'Yds-ft,yds-ft, WHAT had Geeta said?
> Pachchis Gaz." Hand up.
> "But their entitlement, & correct me if I am wrong,
> is 25sq yds. So why r they being given only 12? Is
> the rest being safeguarded for politicians interest
> via land mafia?" SILENCE. LONG Silence. ALL HEADS
> TURN [I'm in last row]. Oh God I hope I'm right I
> hope I'm right! GEEEEEEETA -- (2) !
> But what do I hear!
> "That was so. But it has since been amanded. To 12."
>
> See? SEE? Ure NOT Geeta. hmmm.Humble pie etc.
> Talk, talk, talk......Me the dismissed [fooled] was
> somehow still waiting. Old Dhunu had not quite
> convinced me. Talk, talk, talk. 5 minutes.
> Hand Up.
> Could u please quote for our enlightenment, the date
> and source of this amandment? Silence (short one)
> " By a directive of the LT Governor."
> [Yes-I-know-I'm-no-Geeta, but what the hell] "Ah but
> excuse me, the Lt Gov is not empowered to carry out
> such amendments or issue any such directives. And as
> such I'm q sure this has not been notified, AND WAS
> THERE THE MANDATORY PUBLIC NOTICE PRIOR to such an
> amendment/directive? (Shake of head-shake of head).
> Which then renders it quite undemocratic and not by
> due process of law, and hence illegal."
> Doon wallahs et al shrugged the rain off their
> shoulders and spoke up like dry cats (as against wet
> cats) Jai Sen? Vivan himself, and others.
>
> I felt once again like the untimely, mislaid (and
> hard boiled) egg that had dropped into the wrong
> basket and should not have been there to turn the
> tables on the poor touts.
> The cats, by now not only dry but also warm, talked
> about Dharavi, Singapore, Malaysia, and New
> York..... Dhunu Roy who had earlier called himself a
> slippery customer was openly happy to slip quietly
> away.
> Many Doon wallas came to me to excahnge cards. Poor
> things, They have no idea that I am merely a self
> appointed citizen activist with neither projects nor
> funds behind me. Only my self. DDA - DDA they all
> said and the evening ended with the democratic
> certainty of everybody telling everybody else, about
> their own reservations about the system. And so the
> boiled egg came home to its own bread and butter!
> What saddens me at the end of it all, is how
> gullible people are taken for a ride by others who
> are merely only shades better informed, but are the
> ones who make a livelihood of it with funds, trips
> abroad and bunches of lies, while both us and the
> jhuggi wallahs continue to wallow in our respective
> miseries! Not fair-not fair!!!! ------ Aruna.
>
>
> Hi Geeta,
> Just check this one out! Dhunu Roy!
> All I can say is, "!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
> ------ Aruna.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vivan Sundaram" <[email protected]>
> To: <[email protected]>;
> Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 1:37 PM
> Subject: Exhibition and Talk 17 March
>
>
> >
> > Dear Friend,
> >
> > I hope you will be able to attend some of the
> talks
> > mentioned below and visit the exhibition if you
> have
> > not done so.
> >
> > Best wishes
> > Vivan Sundaram
> >
> > Vivan Sundaram
> > New New Delhi:Room with Bed, 2003-04
> >
> > Programme of talks in Shridharani Gallery, Tirveni
> > Kala Sangam, 205 Tansen Marg, New Delhi
> >
> > Dunu Roy : The aesthetic of the informal
> > Wednesday 17 March, 6pm
> > The aesthetic of the informal"
> >
> > 'The reflection emerges from an accepted
> > characterisation of the poor as "criminal" or
> "dirty"
> > or "immoral" - which stands in stark contrast to
> the
> > fact that the rich entrust their precious
> possessions
> > (children, pets, homes, etc.) to their care. There
> is
> > also a paradox between viewing the
> > poor man's shelter from the outside (as slum) and
> from
> > the inside (as home). So "Room with Bed" can also
> be
> > seen as "Bed as Room".'
> >
> > Dunu Roy
> > Political ecologist
> >
> > Bharati Chaturvedi: 'They are shabby in
> appearance'
> > Friday 19 March, 6pm
> >
> > Shantanu Lodh & Manmeet : Inside Out"- unedited
> > version by artmaharaj and Mrs Olympia
> > Monday 22 March, 6pm
> >
> > K.T.Ravindran : The Room Outside
> > Tuesday 23 March, 6 pm
> >
> > Ram Rahman : Necropolis/Kabristan.Living Amongst
> the
> > Dead
> > Friday 26 March, 6pm
> >
> > For any enquires contact Vivan Sundaram at
> 9810277897
> > NEW NEW DELHI: ROOM WITH BED
> >
> > 2003-04
> >
> > VIVAN SUNDARAM
> >
> > participation:
> > Romi Khosala
> > Ram Rahman
> > Raqs Media Collective
> > Shantanu Lodh & Manmeet
> > Bharati Chaturvedi
> >
> > Triveni Kala Sangam, 205 Tensen Marg, New Delhi
> > open daily from 11am to 7pm till 29 March
> >
> > The participants will speak about their work and
> the
> > city.
> > Additional lectures by urban activists in the
> gallery.
> >
> > Information about the project and the talks at
> > www.sanjitdas.com/vivan
> > will be posted by 16 March 2004
> >
> > Vivan Sundaram's installation, 'New New Delhi:
> Room
> > with Bed', is a basic architectural unit of
> > habitation. It 'houses' five Delhi residents,
> engaged
> > with art and with urban issues. The differences
> and
> > overlaps in their spaces, the new framing devices
> for
> > their activities, suggest 'portraits', or
> > re-presentations of persons/art forms.
> >
> > The room of architect ROMI KHOSLA is a pavilion
> on
> > wheels. It invites the viewer to look up at the
> > suspended bed holding the architect's plans for
> old
> > cities, new cities and for environmental 'utopias'
> > within a globalized world.
> >
> > The room of the RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE (
> Shuddhabrata
> > Sen Gupta, Jeebesh Bagchi, Monica Narula ) is a
> metal
> > container (with the work-bench as bed). Its
> structure
> > is a metaphor for their movement across the
> globe as
> > new-media artists; it contains references to
> their
> > videos which are about satellite communication,
> about
> > new 'middle-class workers' selling their
> > English-speaking skills around the world.
> >
> > Residence in two cities across continents is what
> the
>
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