A New China-Themed India, But Not For Muslim Farmers

Author(s): Chiara Arnavas

Type: Photograph

Department: Department of Anthropology

Exhibit no: 54

Chiara Arnavas
Dispossessed Muslim farmers in Kolkata building a canal.

In the new Smart City of Kolkata, India, Muslim dispossessed farmers take part in excavation and construction work to build an Eco Tourism Park with Chinese attractions. The farmers are building the canal that serves as a borderline, separating the Park from what remains of their village land and houses.