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Road rage and rail wail in Farrukhabad as it talks of change | India News – Times of India

FARRUKHABAD: Take an ancient town steeped in lore and stories of greatness. Transport it to the modern age but deprive it of meaningful infrastructure. What do you get? Farrukhabad. A city interrupted, teeming with seething people upset at the glorious march of its more fortuitous neighbours and its own unfulfilled aspirations.Go around Farrukhabad by the banks of the Ganga — once part of a region called Panchala and host to the magnificent sites of Kampil and Sankisa — and a bunch of phrases, not in any particular order, reappear frequently in tirades: roads and trains, Mainpuri highway, lazy Mukesh Rajput (BJP MP up for another election), lucky Shahja hanpur, Zakir Hussain, potato industry, zardozi factory.Residents of the crowded city with narrow, hard-to-navigate streets, some of wh...