Rashmi BALA

Rashmi Bala is pursuing M. Phil in History School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi. Her research is based on the case study of the Jhilmil Industrial Area. The title of her research is ‘Differentiated Citizenship’ of the Slum: A Case Study of the Inadequacy of Basic Facilities and Struggles over it in Jhilmil Industrial Area, New Delhi since 1980-20. Her research work is an attempt to understand the concept of ‘ Differentiated Citizenship ‘ that is a condition of graded entitlements and dis-entitlement of citizens in Modern Nation State, in terms of the condition of Ambedkar Residents’ life and its struggle. This also implies an attempt to understand the deprivation and vulnerability of citizens from such classified rights and rights in the context of Slums. She holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in History from Ramjas College of University of Delhi and the other in Library Science from Delhi University. She completed a master’s degree in History (Ancient India) from Kamla Nehru College of Delhi University. Currently, she is part of the CHALLINEQ Project under the supervision of Dr. Nicolas Gravel which aims to understand Inequalities in India and its changes over the period of 2005-2020 through various social Economic factors.


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