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By Joseph Campana

this day Dharavi homes half-a-million humans and has the costliest genuine property in Bombay. in the back of its good fortune are the efforts of thousands of impressive humans. In Dharavi, the goals, aspirations and anxieties of this thriving neighborhood come alive within the fingers of a few of Indias top writers, like Sonia Faleiro, Annie Zaidi, Jerry Pinto, S. Hussain Zaidi and Dilip DSouza.

Meet Prema Salgaonkar, who knocks on 500 doorways an afternoon taking deposits for the Mahila Milan financial institution to ensure her neighbours have cash put aside for while hassle hits. Meet Vadivel Thambi, who gives you milk and texts his poetry to hundreds of thousands of adoring enthusiasts. Meet Sayeed Khan Bucklewala, a brass foundry proprietor who makes hundreds of thousands promoting belt buckles. learn how the folk who reside the following pay their debts, deal with shiftless and abusive spouses, teach their teenagers, and safeguard their houses and livelihoods from those that might flip them out.

Alongside is a bigger evaluate of what residing in any such urban method is like. Dharavi, during its evolution, has raised a few concerns concerning respectable dwelling criteria, improvement and retaining amity. those carry very important classes for India as an entire because it urbanizes at a speedy pace.

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