Living in the Un-magical Maya Bazaar

Mayabazzar slum in Bangalore. ‚ÄúDuring the time of Indriaamma, way back in 1960s, the army were about to bulldoze us at a labour settlement in Shantinagar ward. We ran overnight for our lives and built houses in a place nearby. In just one day, we made magic. This is why our slums are called Maya … Continue reading Living in the Un-magical Maya Bazaar


Entangled : Conversations with the Sumangalis

An investigative documentary on the Sumangali victims. Approximately 1,50,000 girls end up working under the Sumangali Scheme. Their dreams are shattered and lives are disposed. The campaign against the Sumangali Scheme continues to question the developmental models of Tamil Nadu's industrial growth. Today, it is not just Sumangali, many such employment schemes continue to plague … Continue reading Entangled : Conversations with the Sumangalis

Taxi Service Corporations haunt Auto Rickshaw Drivers

The continued penetration of Ola and Uber services in Chennai has majorly affected the auto driver's community and their lives. The minimum meter fare cap and use of digitised meters has been made mandatory by the state government. Neither is the policy being taken seriously nor is government doing anything after implementing the same. People … Continue reading Taxi Service Corporations haunt Auto Rickshaw Drivers