Ziipao posits that road building has always been an act of power, which has at different times been leveraged to smooth relationships, securing borders, (dis)connecting people, enabling trade, creating spaces of contestation, or diluting boundaries between varied ethnic groups. Read Raile’s recent blog on the People’s Road.
Raile Rocky Ziipao, Arvind Raghunathan and Sribala Subramanian South Asia Fellow, The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University
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