May 7, 2013
The EWS Quarters in Ejipura, central Bangalore, provides subsidized
housing for poor families which would be rightfully owned by residents
through a lease-cum-sale agreement. What ensued from its construction
till today is a continuous series of debacles including negligence of
safety and health measures, resulting in 6 deaths. In January the
residents faced the culmination of 2 decades of unresolved problems: a
mass demolition of their homes, displacing 5000 people. Of these 1200
were women and 2000 children.
Check out the story Voices from Ejipura in pictures.