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Medha Patkar rejects Tahsildar’s appeal to vacate the land Medha Patkar rejects Tahsildar’s appeal to vacate the land and explains why the people of Mandala have resorted to a re-occupation The aftermath of the eviction Mother and daughter remember the … Continue reading

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People of Mandala reoccupy land a decade after their homes were demolished!

  The people of Mandala – Mankhurd are bravely leading the struggle of India’s homeless, marginalized and oppressed for the fifth continuous day as they demand what is rightfully theirs. While at the same time there is no response from the … Continue reading

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CM agrees to stall demolition till investigations are complete; Ganesh Krupa land belongs to the residents. Fast called off.

Medha Patkar and Madhuri Shivkar call off their indefnite fast after meaningful resolution of the issues No demolitions of the 6 projects untill the enquiry is complete GaneshKrupa Society land belongs to the residents : decision of the joint meeting … Continue reading

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SRA admits on the fact that the land of GaneshKrupa Society belongs to the Residents of the Society

April 11, 2013, Mumbai: 8th day of the indefinite fast by Medha Patkar and Madhuri Shivkar. Early in the day Slum dwellers and supporters in Mumbai reached to the houses of their respective MLAs and MPs and demonstrated outside of … Continue reading

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Golibar FAQs

All that you need to know about the Golibar SRA project, demolitions and the indefinite hunger strike by the basti people WHAT’S THE BIG ISSUE? The corruption and nexus between the Government and Builders under the cover of the Slum … Continue reading

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Housing Minister Ajay Maken asks CM to investigate Golibar scam; demolitions instead

This morning Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan received a letter from the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, Ajay Maken. The three page letter, which is attached here, says – “Your decision to investigate six of the … Continue reading

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Bombay Hamara Shahar – Films about Bombay’s working class

On 31st May 2012, twenty-five residents of Sion Koliwada and Ambujwadi were arrested while peacefully resisting demolition of their homes.  Since then, the Koli community has been on a 24-hour vigil against further attacks. The community invites you to screenings … Continue reading

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