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Manual Scavenging and deaths of Dalits exposes our deeply-casteist Society

Sewers and manholes cleaning is an act of Manual Scavenging which is a very old practice in India. This practice of manual cleaning of sewers, drains continues unabated across India despite this was banned in 1993. What  Law says: In the year 2013, the landmark ‘Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act’ […]

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