Press Release: Unlawful demolition leaves 600 homeless in Mumbai
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Press Release 21st May 2014
UNLAWFUL DEMOLITION OF 130 HOMES, 600 RENDERED HOMELESS
Slum dwellers start Satyagraha asserting their right to shelter: Aam Aadmi Party to support
National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) condemns the unlawful eviction of 600 people and brutal demolition of 130 homes that took place at 90 ft. Road, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Nagar, Mulund (E), Mumbai yesterday, May 20th.
In January 2013, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan had set up an enquiry commission to curb corrupt practices plaguing 6 SRA (Slum Rehabilitation Authority) projects and Re-development plans in slum areas of Mumbai after local residents had exposed the irregularities. The commission was led by Mr. Debashish Chakrabarty, Principal Secretary (Housing).
It is after 1 year and 5 months of investigation that Mr…
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