Occupy Narayanganj: Can the mayor-elect be the harbinger of good urban governance?

November 2, 2011
Adnan Morshed
Occupy Narayanganj: Can the mayor-elect be the harbinger of good urban governance?

There is an irresistible symmetry between the Occupy Wall Street protesters and the people of Narayanganj. Both have been underdogs in their respective political domains.
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A (problematic) tale of two Dhakas

October 23, 2011
Adnan Morshed
A (problematic) tale of two Dhakas

Imagine this scenario with two Dhaka City Corporations: The two elected mayors of North and South Dhaka are from the incumbent government and the opposition party, respectively. One is empowered with all of the development resources, while the other languishes with very few administrative tools to be effective.
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