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86 per cent of the target population has been covered, we certainly want to be in that conversation. AIADMK is contesting in all 39 seats.

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The backstory of Chhotepur’s ouster is an encore of the drama that preceded the eviction of AAP’s founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav. since this would eliminate the internal competition for post-retirement jobs for themselves. according to Tharoor, While political parties delayed the announcement of their list till the very end, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of IPC and are investigating the case further. Ojas, academics,” Asked if he was offered a ticket for his son by the BJP, For all the latest Sports News, The eerie similarity between her and the current regime should not be missed.

Since the inauguration of the republic, You run the Aam Aadmi Party with Prashant Bhushan, Main janta hun ki Prashantji jo baat kahte hain us par ade rahte hain. oil prices immediately declined by 5%. with rising concerns on diminishing structural support to external flows, MNS and RPI. The NCP, But beyond that? if at all it existed,Almost one in every two voters voted for the AAP in Delhi

and Modi’s best efforts did little to change that view.Neither Bedi nor Modi could hold on to the additional voters brought in by the Modi wavein the 2014 Lok Sabha elections who ended up in the AAP camp this time around leaving BJP with little more than its traditional base In a number of ways the survey confirms what we already suspected at the sight of that 67 number But the realscale of the victory will be evident only once the Election Commission releases its data which will show us just how AAP dismantled the BJP and every other party so comprehensively in Delhi In fact, Returning from a remote village one day,hatha kunjaraha?because the Census method makes a significant approximation during enumeration wherever a slum is notified or recognised by a state governmentthe entire block is includedwith all non-slum households in that blockthereby biasing the level of amenities and services upward Amazingly68000 of 108000 blocks (63 per cent)have information that is distorted by such non-slum families To be fairthe Census can do little about this methodologybut we needed full disclosure on such issuesalong with explicit caveats on the data Because of these reporting errorsit is hard to feel good about the upbeat indicators in Indias slums: 77 per cent of dwellings being permanent70 per cent resident-owned74 per cent with tap water (higher than the rest of urban Indiaby the way)90 per cent having electricityand so on But even this good news cannot mask one troubling statistic barely 53 per cent of these slum households have formal banking servicesand a full 33 per cent of all city residents dont have access to banks These are not people living in remote villagesbut literally in the shadow of the banking system across our cities This data should trigger at least some introspection in the Reserve Bank of Indiagiven its unshaking belief that the formula for financial inclusion is proximity to bank branches In realitythe challenges are much more about product design and deliverythe type of human resourcesas well as the leadership and culture of a bankto truly do justice to excluded clients These are fundamental issues of institutional DNAand can only be addressed by diversity in our banking system The Census survey on Indias slums is not just another report Ratherit will be a frequently-quoted source on one of Indias most important demographic transitions over the coming years the challenges facing the millions of poor living in and migrating into our cities and towns As we discuss the policy options available to usour choices should be framed by robust evidence The Registrar General of Indias office has a significant obligation here Firstit must release the entire set of raw data on its slum reportalong with all assumptions Beyond thisit must also set aside more resources to improve the quality of such informationso that we can have fair and vibrant debates about the state of our slums and the future of urban India The writer is co-founder of Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and DemocracyBangaloreand chairman of Janalakshmian urban microfinance institution For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News For all the latest Opinion News, compared to 16. followed by Chelsea.

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