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World in Progress: Resettling Chennai's poor

In India's rapidly growing megacities, the economic growth is fueling a battle for space. Millions of urban poor live in illegal settlements and slum, often in central parts of cities. In Chennai and other cities, the poor are now increasingly relocated to new settlements far away from the center, with dramatic consequences for people’s livelihoods.

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