Report No. 138
6.4. Withholding or denying civic amenities and essential facilities, supplies and services.-
The slum dwellers in occupation of their units situated within the municipal limits are so often refused essential facilities, such as, civic amenities, sanitary services, water supply, street lighting, electricity supply, approach road, etc. Two grounds are mentioned in order to support such withholding or denying, viz., (1) that they are in unauthorized occupation of land, and/or (2) that they do not make any contribution by way of municipal taxes, etc.