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Urban Slum Dwellers Displacement and Vulnerability

The government has encouraged private construction companies to develop land and housing on which slums reside, especially in the prime locations, through cross-subsidization of the housing projects. At an everyday level, local elite slum dwellers’ interests intersect with other poorer slum dwellers and the urban elites within the city. This speculation has inflated property prices within the city and the poor citizens have become more marginalized than ever before. Using a slum pseudo-named as Gomuti in Mumbai as a case...

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