Mumbai slum-makeover plan stirs fears

Residents view India's plan to transform Dharavi into a township as a threat to their livelihoods.

    The Indian government has been trying to push forward a long-standing plan to re-develop Asia's largest slum into a multi-billion-dollar township.

    Mumbai's Dharavi slum is a hub of industry and home to over 60,000 people.

    Residents worry that the development of Dharavi might ravage their decades-old shops and eliminate their only source of income.

    Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports from Dharavi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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