List of slums in India

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This is a list of slums in India.







An integrated slum dwelling and informal economy inside Dharavi of Mumbai. Dharavi slum started in 1887 with industrial and segregationist policies of the British colonial era. The slum housing, tanneries, pottery and other economy established inside and around Dharavi during the British rule of India.[2][3][4]

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  2. Jan Nijman, A STUDY OF SPACE IN MUMBAI'S SLUMS, Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie Volume 101, Issue 1, pages 4–17, February 2010
  3. Sharma, K. (2000). Rediscovering Dharavi: stories from Asia's largest slum. Penguin, ISBN 978-0141000237, pages 3–11
  4. Pacione, Michael (2006), Mumbai, Cities, 23(3), pages 229–238
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