"We lived in the same jhopadpatti, till government flattened it"
Slum Demolition
Creative Commons AttributionSlum Demolition - Credit: Piers Brown, Flickr
This photo was taken in Bangladesh, but it shows the sad remains of a slum that has been demolished. It gives an indication of what the tailors might have witnessed.

It is estimated that the Slum Clearance Programme in Bombay left 250,000 people homeless.