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manual scavengers

3 manual scavengers dies in septic tanks filled with faeces of pigs in Tamil Nadu

Around 9 am, 38-year-old Rajappan first entered the tank and succumbed to poisonous gas emanating from the septic tank.

28 Jun 2019 4:19 PM

Manual sewer cleaners struggle to find other jobs

Of those who were provided skill development training, many left the jobs they were given due to non-payment of salaries and unwillingness to travel.

28 Jan 2019 2:13 AM

Delhi HC pulls up PWD for using manual scavengers

Three sanitation workers died of asphyxiation while cleaning a drain in Delhi last week.

10 Aug 2017 3:05 AM