Slum demolition – eviction that leads to resettlement for some

Savda Ghevra is currently home to about 7,000 families. These families have been evicted from previous ‘unauthorised’ slums which developed over the years. One lady’s grandma had lived there for 45years – this is how they were moved (see video):

This 7min video shows the destruction of one of the slums in Delhi. A community developed over decades knocked to the ground in days. Some of these people have been ‘resettled’ to Savda Ghevra.

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~ by philiprundell on July 2, 2009.

 
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