Slum in Maharashtra, India

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Dharavi: Slum in Maharashtra, India
Dharavi is a suburb in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It has often been considered to be one of the world's largest slums. Dharavi has an area of just over 2.39 square kilometres and a population of about 1,000,000. With a population density of over 277,136/km2 (717,780/sq mi), Dharavi is one of the most densely populated areas in the world.


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Mumbai's Dharavi records highest single day COVID-19 spike since September

The last time Dharavi witnessed such a daily rise was on September 11 when 33 cases were reported.
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Mumbai cop captures python in Dharavi, check viral video

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