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A  woman stands in the doorway of her now demolished shanty. For now she is not going anywhere, as she is defending not her remaining belongings but the little square Space that once housed her four walls,because if she makes a mistake of leaving the space unattended some other opportunist will lay claim to 'her space' which once was her house.<br />
This is the 3rd such demolition she has witnessed in as many months and it is now become a daily affair. The State Government claims that it wants to undertake infrastructure and developmental work on the land and claims that 800 other neighboring shanties have been illegally built. In the absence of a court order for eviction the Government can only demolish the shanties  but cannot evict the people without offering them alternate housing.
A woman stands in the doorway of her now demolished shanty. For now she is not going anywhere, as she is defending not her remaining belongings but the little square Space that once housed her four walls,because if she makes a mistake of leaving the space unattended some other opportunist will lay claim to 'her space' which once was her house.
This is the 3rd such demolition she has witnessed in as many months and it is now become a daily affair. The State Government claims that it...
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