Mumbai's Hidden Heart
Dharavi lies in the heart of India's capital of business and show business. Over a million people compressed into a couple of square miles. Developers have been salivating over this piece of land for decades but as yet have been unable to get India's byzantine court system to give them approval. There are after all, a lot of voters in Dharavi.
They come from all over India, potters from Gujarat, weavers from West Bengal and merchants from Uttar Pradesh amongst many others. Together they generate over US$700 million annually in revenue. The beehive remains intact but may wonder how long Dharavi's heart can continue beating under the pressure.