'It feels wonderful': how a Mumbai slum became a riot of colour
Most saw the village of Asalpha as a sea of grubby hovels. One woman saw a blank canvas – and made her vision a reality
When Dedeepya Reddy travelled to work on the Mumbai metro, her spirits would sink at the sight of the slum of Asalpha. Perched on a hilltop, every bit of it was grey, grubby and depressing. Only the blue tarpaulin sheets used to protect the hovels from rain provided colour relief.“‘The metro and the road seemed so developed, and this slum looked so different,” says Reddy, 31, co-founder of a di...
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