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1

Dharavi is often called the '_________' in Asia.

largest slum

2

It is huge- an area of __ km on what used to be a ________ swamp- right in the centre of _____.

3km
mangrove
Mumbai

3

Its population increased from ___ million in ____ to __ million in ___.

2.9 million
1950
12
2011

4

Every day, an average of ___ families ____ to Mumbai, which partly why __% of its population live in _____.

250
migrate
54
squatter settlements

5

Most of the dwellings in Dharavi have no ____ or ____ and families have to rely on other people to provide what they need- at a _______.

water
electricity
high price

6

Most workers have employment in the ______, such as recycling _____, ________, and ________.

informal sector
plastic bottles
oil drums
cardboard boxes

7

______ workers cluster together in _____ called ______.

Textile
districts
kaarkhanas.