India's ever-expanding rubbish troubles

Tens of thousands of people live next to landfills in Mumbai, but the government says there is little it can do.

Last updated: 01 May 2014 14:20
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Landfills are increasingly posing health threats in India's major cities.

Tens of thousands of residents in Mumbai, the country's business capital, are facing the challenge of living next to giant piles of rubbish.

But the government says environmentally-friendly options cost too much money.

Al Jazeera's Faiz Jamil reports from Mumbai.


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