At an event where intellectuals, photographers, and film-makers came together to explore streets in their entirety, many rare and subtle perspectives were complemented by some taken-for-granted, yet unique experiences.
Though a ‘fan-fare’ under the name ‘Janaspandana’ was held in Kalyan Nagar just a year ago and executives of various service departments assured immediate action, the promises have not been kept so far.
A sea of plastic bags were sitting around, while all our children were playing in the driveway. An accidental wrong hit and and they would be scrambling amongst the garbage looking for their ball . Something had to be done. And fast.
In part two of a series on Bengaluru’s urban poor, Citizen Matters speaks to slum-dwellers of Krishnarajapuram’s Rajiv Gandhi Nagar. Caught in a legal tangle, these residents are on the brink of losing their homes.