articles by Maya Khodve and Madhura Chakrobarty

India

Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway promises prosperity, but spells misery for Nashik farmers forced to give up land

Around 10,000 hectares of land, most if it homestead and farms, is being acquired for the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway, to bring "prosperity" to the poorer regions of eastern Maharashtra. But the agitating farmers in Nashik are sceptical about the promised prosperity.