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Fernando Gros

you might have picked up on this, but there is a poltical connection here. the church leaders who are negative about the changing urban environment are reflecting a political discourse that is anti-MNC and sometimes views the call-centre culture and the nascent westernism it breeds as a form of neo-colonialism. this is even more prevent in the south than in the north.

there are problems with the call centre culture, for sure. however, some of the social issues, such as rampant urban materialism are products of trends in the new Indian middle class (bigger than the whole population of the US), that are about much more than just call centres.

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