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On 7 June, the Supreme Court of India upheld its order from 2020 to evict the Khori Gaon Basti, situated on the border of Delhi and Haryana. Home to at least 10,000 low and middle income families, the village – the apex court observed – is an encroachment on the Aravali Forest land.
While the demolition drive has already started, there are no concrete plans yet regarding rehabilitation of over 1 lakh residents of the village.