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“Despite 74 years of Independence, the sewer worker is still a slave and caught in the shackles of Casteism”

“Despite 74 years of Independence, the sewer worker is still a slave and caught in the shackles of Casteism”

New Delhi, November 27th: A “Roundtable with Sewer Workers” was organized on 27th November, Saturday, 2021 in New Delhi from 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm in which sewer workers from Delhi came together along with Worker Unions and Government bodies. The workshop was attended by more than 100 sewer workers. The Dalit Adivasi Shakti Adhikar Manch (DASAM) has worked on the[Read More…]

by 28/11/2021 0 comments Annihilate Caste
Justice to Sanitation Workers Must Move Beyond Verbal Appreciation

Justice to Sanitation Workers Must Move Beyond Verbal Appreciation

Q-Who are the workers who perform the most essential tasks, also earn the highest appreciation but get the least justice? Ans. -Sanitation workers. Since historical times, sanitation workers have suffered the most injustice in India. Perhaps oppressor sections thought that the most effective, even though highly unjust , means to ensure the ready availability of this essential service at a[Read More…]

by 15/06/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Safai Karmcharis and the alternatives for their betterment

Safai Karmcharis and the alternatives for their betterment

 Dr Hemangi Kadlak in Conversation with Vidya Bhushan Rawat Dr. Hemangi Kadlak is a native of Maharashtra, India. She did her Ph.D. from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. The Ph.D. topic was “Interface of Caste and Occupation: Case Studies of Children of Safai Karmacharis in Higher Education in Mumbai.”  She also holds an MPhil degree in Social Work from[Read More…]

by 28/08/2020 Comments are Disabled Annihilate Caste
Corona, caste discrimination and the lives of Sanitation Workers

Corona, caste discrimination and the lives of Sanitation Workers

Calamities are the occasion when nations and societies unlearn many things and build bridges in the greater interest of humanity.  Corona crisis would have turned into a great opportunity for countries like India to overcome historical baggage of deep rooted prejudices and respect the dignity of the work and contribution of those who have made our homes, offices, cities and[Read More…]

by 10/07/2020 Comments are Disabled India
‘Swachch Bharat Without ‘Untouchability And Caste Discrimination’

‘Swachch Bharat Without ‘Untouchability And Caste Discrimination’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ‘honoring’ a safai karmchari from Hyderabad Municipal Corporation for his ‘commitment’ to the duty. NDTV’s Uma Sudhir reported that the said ‘civic worker’ always come before time and has not taken leave for a single day even during emergencies. He is the leader of his team of safai karmcharis and work day and night to[Read More…]