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But all coexist in the dynamic ecosystem that is dharavi the slum, one of asia's largest, occupies over two sq km of prime real estate in india's. Nearly one million people live in dharavi, the largest slum in mumbai as well as in asia, where the film slumdog millionaire was shot it is home. The dharavi slum in mumbai can be overwhelming to a visitor: full of smells, noise, and curious stares no one really knows how many people. The maharashtra housing and area development authority (mhada) has begun the process of rehabiliting slum dwellers in the dharavi.
After five failed attempts in 2016 with no bidders to redevelop four sectors of dharavi — india's largest slum — the dharavi redevelopment. Dharavi slum is a product of urbanization brought by the british colonial government in 1887.
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