This chapter describes a case that is important for two reasons. It shows how the broader processes of state power restructuring and national state driven economic and urban reforms have filtered down to Jaipur and interact with local dynamics in shaping the domains of spatial planning and urban governance. The chapter begins by reviewing the scholarship on India's spatial planning. It describes changes in national polity and their impact on Jaipur's urban affairs. The chapter explains the context of urban governance and politics in Jaipur. It describes the expectations of emergent elite groups on the basis of analyses of relevant reportage in the local newspapers. Finally, the chapter presents the results of this analysis and explains the changes in Jaipur's planning and governance regime.