slum-dweller

slum-dweller

n
someone who lives in a slum
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And all the destruction and violence had been done by the slum-dwellers and the upper classes.
He had the ethical bee in his bonnet and was a reformer of no mean pretension, though his work had been mainly in the line of contributions to the heavier reviews and quarterlies and to the publication over his name of brightly, cleverly written books on the working classes and the slum-dwellers.
But their schemes are fragile; global recession threatens the garbage trade, and another slum-dweller is about to make an accusation that will destroy herself and shatter the neighbourhood.
During his quest to gain back some ghost glory, he meets the impish slum-dweller Akhrot.
Within chapters, he considers foreign companies, corporate space, residential spaces and the spread of gated communities, land and residential sales, the role of returning migrants to their networks and spaces, slum-dwellers and slum-dweller organizations.
NEW DELHI A young slum-dweller who grew up singing on trains to support his sick mother has won Bangladesh's first music "Idol" competition, netting $15,000 plus a new car.
India's slum-dweller associations and civil rights groups have denounced numerous redevelopment projects, including Dharavi's, as corrupt deals between politicians and business developers.
77 crore, is aimed at providing a 9-watt CFL to each slum-dweller.
Punjab Education Foundations recently launched Education Voucher Scheme for the out of school slum-dweller children in Rawalpindi city has attracted good response from the people of the area.
Undoubtedly, transforming the slum-dwellers into valuable human assets would lead to an inclusive economic development.
The prime minister said this while laying the foundation stone of the first-ever rental-based flat construction project for slum-dwellers in the capital's Mirpur neighbourhood.
ISLAMABAD -- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad has remanded 66 slum-dwellers of Sector I-11 to police custody till August 4.