Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis
Coronavirus Outbreak: With guidance from govt, RWAs can play a crucial role in deploying community testing, overseeing quarantine across country
There are simply not enough personnel to conduct tests at scale and often, communities are unwilling to come forward for testing due to stigma. This is where Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) can play a crucial role.
Coronavirus outbreak has brought to fore the tyranny of Delhi's self-aggrandising resident welfare associations
RWAs have become a form of an arbitrary and tyrannous urban panchayat, though, unlike actual panchayats, they have no powers in law.