The residents being evicted from Ejipura EWS quarters are finding it tough to find affordable houses. Some have borrowed money for the rental advance, and volunteer groups are trying to help with funds.
The youth in Bengaluru have shown that they do not come out only for protesting against corruption or gang-rape. This time, Ejipura’s slum dwellers, dumped in the streets by BBMP, are getting their support.
New Years may come and go, but for Aisha and her lot in Ejipura’s slum near Koramangala in south Bangalore, getting water is an ordeal each day. In a world where jobs matter for everything, she had to leave hers.
The question of identification and rehabilitation of the low-income citizens who are to get the long-pending flats is not resolving easily. The High Court has now forced a settlement meeting and may deliver a final verdict very shortly.
Amid the continuing saga on never-to-see new housing for people at the Ejipura slum, nearly 6500 people are now suffering due to a water supply outage. The slum is adjacent to Koramangala 8th Block in Bengaluru.
A housing project on nearly 16 acres of BBMP-owned land for low-income residents in the Rajendranagar area of Ejipura-Koramangala has sparked off tensions amongst residents there, instead of bringing joy.