Slum-dwellers seek facilities, property rights

Members of the district unit of the Karnataka Kolageri Nivasigala Samyukta Sanghatane staged a dharna outside the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Wednesday, demanding issual of property rights to slum dwellers in the city.

The agitators took out a procession from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar circle, which passed through the main streets of the city and ended at the Deputy Commissioner’s office. They also raised slogans against the State government and district administration for not fulfilling their demands even after repeated pleas.

The agitators informed that for the last three to four decades, hundreds of people in different slum areas of the city were living without any basic facilities including safe drinking water, street lights and drainage facilities.

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