Page from Peter Scriver and Amit Srivastava's book, India; Modern Architectures in History, 2015.

Habib Rahman housing in what was renamed Netaji Nagar, 1954.

Just as India's modern architecture is getting both academic and museum recognition, this government is tearing down our modernist heritage at high speed. At least one block could be saved as an example of our design heritage and used as a library or community center in each of the colonies. We have already lost the entire Trade fair complex. Rahman's WHO and Sheila Cinema are next on the block....