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Bangalore: A metropolis Slowly Crumbles

Others | Jun 1, 1984

A few years ago. Bangalore was the boom city o f the South. Now the boom has gone bust.

Last summer, just about a year ago, Bangaloreans were basking in the warmth of yet another addition to the string of monikers the city has acquired. Bangalore — the boom city — then seemed an awesome juggernaut, zesty and thriving, one of the fastest growing cities, not just in India, but in the world.

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