It is almost a year since the EWS Quarters slum was demolished and the residents ruthlessly thrown away from their homes. In spite of various protests and struggles against this inhuman slum demolition by slum
The Slum Board quarters at Kudlu, off Sarjapura Road have more than a 1000 flats, mostly vacant, even as the families evicted from Ejipura who landed there, struggle to find houses. What are the Slum Board’s plans for them, then?
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.
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.