The BJP launched 'Jhuggi Samman Yatra' seeking to aware slum inhabitants about various welfare schemes of the Modi government and expose 'failures' of the Kejriwal government.
This apart, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation officials said, steps are being taken to set up community toilets in each ward to improve the city’s sanitation.
As per reports, different slums located in CMC's ward nos 35, 38 and 40 were demolished during the last one-and-a-half years for expansion of SCB.
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This is evident in the way political parties in the Capital are trying to make inroads in slum clusters carrying out rallies, public meetings and mass outreach campaigns ahead of the polls.
While these search operations have become common in the lower income communities in the city, the timing of these checks in these slums has left the residents concerned.
Stating that the development should not to be confined to just Madhapur and Hitec City, he demanded the State government to construct 2BHKs and provide all basic facilities to the affected families.
Every once in a year, Dr Jyoti Anand who runs an NGO Anand, takes 100 children from Delhi’s these slum areas to any of the popular fast food chain outlets for lunch.
Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board (TNUDB), formerly Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB), built the units in 2016.
Hari Om Jindal is teaching children from five slums to ensure they make their way out of ragpicking, finds out Harpreet Bajwa.
In some buildings, water pipelines and electric wirings are either damaged or stolen as the tenements have become dens for anti-social elements, the beneficiaries complained.
Unable to afford private tuitions and a smartphone, these children look up to their new teachers, assured they won’t skip classes, writes Pranab Mondal.
“If a slum dweller is in possession of land less than 30 sq mt, land shall be settled as the extent of occupation,” Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said.
The Minister was replying to discussion on the demands for grants for his department.
Of the five persons who have suffered critical injuries in the incident, one is an eight-year-old boy, the fire brigade official said.
Ashif Khan found a way out of poverty, and now doles out tips and tricks of breaking culture (break dance) to slum children for free.