Vertical Slums

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Namira, 4, plays in her house. She has been living in the building with her family for five years, 16 November, 2009.More than 60,000 people live in this new kind of slum after their homes were demolished. Three kilometers from the Govandi station, close to one of Mumbai's only operating open garbage dump, the Lallubhai Compound looks like a "ghetto." The city's urban poor have been swept under the carpet where no one will see them--welcome to Mumbai's slum resettlement housing projects, the future of the big metropolis..