Prince Charles Plans Shanty Town for India

Prince Charles is planning to build a 15,000-person shanty town in India, modeled after Dharavi, the Mumbai settlement featured in the movie "Slumdog Millionaire".

He's also looking to base the design on Poundbury, his own model community in the UK.

"The development will include schools, shops and 3,000 homes in a tiny area the size of 14 football pitches, the Daily Mail can reveal.

His multi-million-pound venture plans to turn a 25-acre swathe of Indian wasteland on the outskirts of either Calcutta or Bangalore into a ‘mini oasis in the desert'."

Full Story: The Slumdog Millionheir: Prince Charles to build shanty town for 15,000 as an Indian version of Poundbury

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