In a city where demolition drives are fairly common - especially of slums, given the large number of illegal structures thanks to civic lawlessness residents of the affluent Campa Cola Compund managed an aggressive and successful anti-demolition campaign - getting unprecedented support from politicians of all hues.
Every investment avenue can be evaluated on the basis of risk and reward attached to it. If there is high reward in any asset class then there is inbuilt high risk attached to it and if the reward is low then the asset class can be considered as a low risk investment.
If you define the real middle class as people who can think beyond subsistence, their numbers could be in the range of 70-150 million (of which more later). And theirs will be the casting vote next year.
In a ray of hope for the occupants of the unauthorised flats, the bench, also comprising Justice V Gopala Gowda, said that it will also consider the proposal to construct new buildings in the same premises where people, who are to vacate flats, could be accomodated.