Thrissur, also known as Trichur is one of the largest cities of Southern India and is a part of Kerala. It is a hub for economic, educational and cultural activities, where tourism, too plays a vital role in being a source of employment and income generation for many. Even though the city if progressing, a large portion of people still continue to depend on agriculture and fishing to earn a living.
Thrissur, over the years, has witnessed a rise in the number of people living under urban poverty. Despite of attempts to improve the living standards in the city over the years, people living in slums in unsound living conditions have increased in Thrissur.