urbz invited local builders from Dharavi to design the best possible house they could imagine. These designs were translated into physical models by artisans with a variety of skills.
The unique protest, titled ‘Requim for Khotachiwadi’, was initiated by the village residents to protest against the breaking down of the 150-year-old structure, which had been sold to builders.
“While we don’t want to commercialise the locality, we want to create a cultural space for Mumbaikars, who don’t have many neighborhoods such as this”
For reasons more than one, Khotachiwadi is across various Bombay newspapers.
Mr. Lodha and members of the Khotachiwadi Welfare and Heritage Trust delivered a letter to the municipal commissioner calling for a heritage law to be enacted.