India's Crumbling Roads Take Lives
Potholes illustrate stark problem of substandard development
By: Neeta Lal
Tragedy struck Brijesh Jaiswar’s family last month when the 22-year-old carpenter was killed on the Mumbai-Nashik highway after his motorbike hit a pothole so deep that, thrown off balance, he lost control of his vehicle and was crushed under a speeding dump truck.
Potholes, a depressing example of India’s crumbling infrastructure, have emer…
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