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The slum is characterised by difficult-to-manage makeshift shanties, or double storey stand-alone tin and concrete shanties.(HT Photo)

Inside Dharavi: India’s largest slum and a major Covid hotspot

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 01:44 AM IST
The Dharavi slum is spread over 2.4 sqkm, has 850,000 residents and a population density of 354,167 per square kilometre, making it one of the more cramped spaces in Mumbai, itself the world’s fifth most densely populated city.
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