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Delhi sewing center enables them to make respectable living

Sewing centre set up by Sewa Bharti, Delhi at Kabir Nagar locality in Yamuna Vihar has come a long way in enabling the poor women of the locality to eke out a respectable living for them and their families. Kabir Nagar locality in Yamuna Vihar sector has a special importance. In 1984, the pot makers migrated to this place from their New Shahdara homes in search of better pastures.  During that period, Jyoti Nagar (West) was fast developing as higher middle class colony. The Muslim locality situated to west of Jyoti Nagar near Babarpur canal was called Gadhapuri. Slowly, the Hindu locality developed along the main road while the Muslim population settled at the back side. This Hindu colony later came to be known as Kabir Nagar. Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MLA Naresh Gaur from Babarpur Assembly Constituency who was elected in 1984 became an agent of change for this locality. New roads were constructed and existing ones repaired and sewer lines were laid. Besides, major de…