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    Swati Mantri

    Swati Mantri (swati.mantri@iiitd.ac.in) is a Jammu-based independent researcher. Earlier she taught Sociology at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIITD), New Delhi.

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  • The Governing Logic of the Gated Enclaves during COVID-19: For Whom?

    Rapheeja Bibi (38), a native of Cooch Behar in West Bengal, arrived with her husband Aslam (41) in the National Capital Region in 2013. After several changes of jobs and residences within the region, she reached Noida in 2015 to seek help from her maternal uncle, a mason in a busy neighbourhood of Noida; the ongoing construction work at the numerous big construction sites in this neighbourhood provided higher chances of employment to informal labourers.