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manual scavenging

Centre says no death reported due to manual scavenging, activists decry govt response

The govt does not identify deaths due to manual scavenging but calls them deaths due to hazardous cleaning of septic tanks and sewers

30 Jul 2021 12:54 PM

Aakar Patel | Constitution is just forgotten: No ‘fraternity’ exists in India!

We have lost our empathy for those who are unlike us and we do not even recognise that we have lost it

04 May 2021 12:00 AM

‘Manual scavengers work in gas chambers,’ SC slams Centre for pitiable support

In India, manual scavenging was traditionally a role decided by the caste system for members of the Dalit caste.

18 Sep 2019 2:24 PM

Seven died while cleaning hotel sewer in Vadodara

The incident happened at a hotel in Fartikui village in Dabhoi tehsil, about 30 km from Vadodara city.

15 Jun 2019 11:58 AM

AAP govt striving to abolish manual scavenging, says Arvind Kejriwal

The 50 manual scavengers were given a three-month training in housekeeping.

07 Nov 2018 12:43 AM