Tomorrow’s WHYS will be coming to you live from the Taj hotel in Mumbai, one of the places that came under attack on 26/11. Rahul and Mark from the WHYS team went to visit Leopold’s Cafe where eight people were killed. The attacks put the fragile relationship between India and Pakistan under even more pressure and tomorrow we’ll be linking to Madeleine and the team in Lahore for a joint discussion between Indians and Pakistanis.
Archive for May 18th, 2009
Mark and the team in Mumbai are busy preparing for tonight’s show live from the Dharavi slum. Here’s where WHYS will be broadcasting from
Today WHYS is rolling up its sleeves and broadcasting live from the Mumbai slum of Dharavi . You might remember its chaotic makeshift rooves and crowded alleyways from the film Slumdog Millionaire – which is perhaps why it’s often referred to as India’s most famous slum. This jungle of humanity and corrogated iron also happens to be on prime real estate putting its estimated one million residents at loggerheads with authorities who want it redeveloped .
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