On 24.11.2004, while the Geneva-based Aga Khan Foundation was calling up for its Award Ceremony in Delhi people, including/especially those who have been critical of its Awards honouring projects involving violations of planning law (such as the slum project in Indore in gross violation of housing rights), as per an official media realease Rajiv John George of Indore would have been in Geneva receiving COHRE 2004 Housing Rights Defender Award. The citation makes no reference to the protest against the DfID supported slum project and the Aga Khan Award for it, in course of which began Rajiv's simple initiatives in the context of Indore Master Plan, referred to in the citation in odd terms now of GIS. A dossier in honour of the honour bestowed on Rajiv.

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Excerpt relating to Rajiv John George in the official media release
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