Dharavi's "Pongol Houses" are dormitories for the very poor. These men are from distant Jharkhand state. They work on building sites and all live in this tiny room. They pay a nominal rent, and send all their money back home to their families, whom they visit for a month or two each year. As tenants, they will not receive free flats in the redevelopment scheme and will be forced to leave the economic powerhouse of Mumbai.
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