India has less than a year before the start of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.
It is the biggest international sports event the country has hosted in two decades.
But as pressure mounts to complete venues on time, there is growing criticism over the treatment of workers.
Many are saying they lack even basic facilities.
They are crammed in plastic tents and entire families are forced to live there without sanitary facilities.
Perna Suri reports from the Indian capital.