Oviya Govindan

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Intern – A&R
ogovindan at iihs dot ac dot in

M.A. in Development Studies from IIT Madras


Oviya is interested in studying the politics of land transformations in the context of urban development. Most recently she has worked on understanding the nature of politics and resistance around land acquisition for a thermal power plant in Cheyyur, South Chennai.

She reads books and plays basketball to entertain herself and tweets @immamagpie.
At IIHS, Oviya is working on projects dealing with industrial corridors and their implications on urbanisation.