ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Shaileshkumar DarokarSubscribe to Shaileshkumar Darokar

Manual Scavengers: A Blind Spot in Urban Development Discourse

In the wake of the recent deaths of manual scavengers in Mumbai and Bengaluru, this article focuses on the life of conservancy workers and highlights the challenges they face through a few narratives of the workers themselves. It is based on the Baseline Survey of Conservancy Workers of MCGM which was conducted in 2015 by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and was sponsored by the Tata Trusts.
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