Not many in Bangalore have heard of Asarenagar, and you will not find it on most city maps. But as far as names go, Asarenagar makes up in poignancy what it has not achieved in popularity. “Asare” in Kannada means shelter, and for the 1,150-odd families living in the squatter colony, the cluster of small houses built of cement bricks, stones and tin sheets; and roofed with asbestos sheets is just that—shelter from the elements. Four years ago, a fire gutted a large part of the slum