India's soaring economy hurts poor

High demand for real estate to meet housing needs is coming at a cost to Mumbai's poor.



    Property in India's financial capital Mumbai is among the most expensive in the world.

    But the high demand for housing is coming at a cost to the poor. Families of Dharavi slum are being evicted to make way for billion-dollar apartment developments.

    Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports from Mumbai.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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