Water has been seeping through the nooks and crannies of the wet Barkas cemetery lane and flowing on the streets, since heavy rains started in the area.
The advocacy group Housing and Land Rights Network urged the Delhi government not to move anyone into shelters without adequate consultation, and consent of people.
The AAP government had started this scheme for the poor and homeless people living in DUSIB shelters soon after the coronavirus lockdown earlier this year.
Red tapism and inaction by the health department have led to an inordinate delay in the construction of a Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH ) at Ponnampatti panchayat in Tiruchy district.
Rajya’s heart-warming gesture went viral after Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar also lauded the Inspector on Twitter on Monday.
Amid the economic crisis, the daily expense incurred has forced several organisations to stay away from providing aid to these people
Confined within the perimeter of tin sheets the 45 homeless families living along the stretch of Gandhi-Irwin road in Egmore are now worried about their safety.
Asked if their names were recorded by Corporation staff to keep track of the number of people under quarantine, residents said no such count was taken.
The court said that ICMR should issue a clarification by way of a circular or an office order that the identity proof, address proof and mobile number are not required.
The Covid scare has increased the distance between the homeless and shelters run by the civic body.
So far 12 have tested positive for COVID-19 in Chennai corporation shelter for the homeless and NGOs are unable to rescue homeless people for the fear of spreading the infection.
Some street dwellers suggested the district administration should consider conducting health camps for them.
Some of the victims were told they would be taking part in a "spicy food challenge" and were given beer to encourage them to take part.
As many as 52 persons, who were homeless and lost jobs, were given accommodation in a temporary shelter in April in a municipal corporation school here due to the lockdown restrictions.
The vans are being provided by fisheries department which has facilities of keeping the meal warm following standards of hygiene.