Shah Waliullah Library: A Small But Powerful Effort To Promote Education In The Walled City Of Delhi

An outsider might find the bustling narrow roads behind old Delhi’s Jama Masjid charming, but Mr. Mohammed Naeem, President of the Delhi Youth Welfare Association (DYWA), breaks this illusion by shedding light on the grim reality of those residing here and the apathetic attitude of the administration.

“Two trucks can pass on the same road, where individuals have to squeeze through now”. “Recently,” he continues, “when there was a marriage at Bukhari (Imam of Jama Masjid) Saheb’s place, the police cleaned it till it sparkled.” Mr. Naeem suggests that the administration doesn’t want to aid any sort of development in the area otherwise. “In the last 25-30 years, I have seen no change here!” He explains fervently. Read more at The Citizen