Housing the Manifesto for candidates this election
This election very party is talking about their Manifesto, many candidates have taken housing issues in Mumbai as their manifesto. Let see what promises they are making for Mumbai citizens to solve their needs for affordable housing and slum free city
2. BJP candidate Poonam Mahajan said, “Housing is the utmost priority and I have earmarked it for work if voted to power. People are being relocated somewhere else while they deserve to be relocated in the same area. This is happening due a well carved-out conspiracy to give that huge chunk of land to builders.”
1. Mayank Gandhi, a member of the AAP party’s national executive and a candidate, “We want to bring in the social housing policy followed all over the world, where housing is provided by the government and not builders, currently, Mumbai is a city of the builder, by the builder and for the builder.”
3. Activist Medha Patkar contesting the NorthEast seat, said, “I have done tremendous work in Vikhroli and adjacent areas and have fought for housing rights. I have a stronghold in slums, My demands are land and housing rights for slum-dwellers.” she said.
4. Congress MP Priya Dutt, “I’d like to concentrate on slum development and rehabilitation, “More than 60% of my constituency is slums, we are considering solutions such as low-rental housing and involving MHADA in all redevelopment projects so that legal cases against private developers don’t stall the process.”
5. Sanjay Nirupam, MP, Indian Nation Congress said, “I have always been accessible and most active to the people of my constituency and have done everything for the betterment of my voters. Deemed conveyance passed by the government of the Maharashtra is the fruit of my constant efforts, which has been proved beneficial for lakhs of housing societies from all over the state.”