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Valmiki Colony


Valmiki Basti five years on: ‘Swachh Bharat has improved colony, not our lives’ 

October 02, 2019 12:54 pm

Close to the temple is Valmiki colony, where sanitation workers currently live in flats given by the government. Back in 1946, many Valmiki families stayed in slums near the temple and most of them worked as sweepers in nearby areas including Gole Market and Connaught Place.

Man who led Valmiki protest against Azam likely to get BSP ticket

April 18, 2015 4:08 am

Tanveer was released after spending five days in prison on charges of breach of peace over the Valmiki colony demolition matter.

UP govt assures no demolition, Valmikis refuse to call off stir

April 14, 2015 3:00 am

Earlier, protesting against the Rampur district administration’s move, the Valmiki families had announced that they will embrace Islam to protect the houses.

Valmiki Colony residents put through police checks ahead of Modi’s visit

October 01, 2014 1:12 am

Sources said on October 2, Modi is scheduled to arrive at the colony at 8.30 am and visit the quarters in Valmiki Sadan where Mahatma Gandhi had stayed.