The study conducted by the Department of Community Medicine, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in the Shaikpet slum area had 273 respondents aged above 40 years.
Some of those who protested against the unexpected demolition of their dwellings were detained by the police.
engineer of Paradip Municipality Duryodhan Patel said work on the bridge was slow as water had not dried in the canal.
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.
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.
They have chosen a charity working for women in Mumbai's slums among a handful of organisations unveiled today that will become recipients of donations in place of gifts for their royal wedding.