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Seva Bharati Delhi brings sunrise in the Slums of Delhi

About thirty-five years ago, labourers from the adjoining industries erected slums near Dishad garden metro in East Delhi on deserted land. Very soon, five acre land was entirely occupied by 6,000 slums from which a majority of labourers are from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The labourers live there in an unhygienic condition. As the day begins, these labourers leave the locality in search of work and their children play near gutters. They don’t even know what education means! In their life, there has been no sunrise at all. But, one day, in their life, sun really arose. In 1994, Seva Bharati centre was opened here. Now all the children don’t roam around the gutter but they read books at the schools. Now they know how to lead a good life and how to talk in the society. Now they have a thirst for higher education. People in the colony have set aside their quarrels and now they celebrate occasions such as Independence Day, Republic Day, Janmashtami, Makarsankranti with fervour. Youths were…