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Apr 11, 2013 at 08:30pm IST

Mumbai: Medha Patkar's fast against demolition drive in slum continues

Mumbai: Social activist Medha Patkar's hunger strike entered its ninth day on Thursday. She is protesting against the demolition of 43 houses in the Golibar slum area.

She claims that the residents were promised they would not be evicted and their homes would not be demolished till an enquiry in the case was complete.

Activist Aruna Roy has written to Sonia Gandhi, to ask Medha Patkar to end her fast.