In This IDR article, Sarojini Pradhan and Momali Banerjee talk about how people in Shivaji Nagar still pay for toilets. At the onset of the COVID-19 lockdown, the government announced that no fees would be charged to use the toilets, but this does not seem to be the ground reality here.
Month: June 2020
In this Mumbai Mirror article, Arun Kumar says that he disagrees with BMC’s achievement claim. “These numbers of improving situation make little sense to me, as we have not had access to a number of crucial data. Be it ward wise data on testing or daily death numbers, there hasn’t been adequate transparency. Looking at the 42% people in slums, one feels we needed more granular strategy. It’s not been there.”