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Apartment Boom

Thousands of new apartments are under construction on the outskirts of Bangalore to accomodate the city's growing population.

House prices have soared, pricing many people not in the IT sector out of the market.

Poor farmers who were able to sell land for development have become rich.

The boom has brought in construction workers from neighbouring states, but many sleep in tents by the roadside, adjacent to the luxury apartments they are building.

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