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Bezwada Wilson wins Magsaysay Award: Meet the real Swachh Bharat activist

Jul 27, 2016

Bezwada Wilson wins Magsaysay Award: Meet the real Swachh Bharat activist

A Dalit born into a family of manual scavengers in in Karnataka, Wilson had seen his parents clean toilets as a boy. #Manual scavenging #Wilson #TheNarrative #Bezwada Wilson #Raman Magsaysay Awards
Implement amended Atrocities Act in letter and spirit, Centre tells states

Jun 03, 2016

Implement amended Atrocities Act in letter and spirit, Centre tells states

The Centre urged all states and Union territories to sincerely implement the law to curb incidents of atrocities against Scheduled Castes. #NewsTracker #Manual scavenging #Aadhar card #DBT #Scheduled castes #Social Justice #Thawar Chand Gehlot
Manual scavenging persists in various parts despite govt ban on it: Gehlot

Jun 01, 2016

Manual scavenging persists in various parts despite govt ban on it: Gehlot

Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over states not taking enough interest in eradicating manual scavenging. #India #NewsTracker #state government #Manual scavenging #Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment #Thawar Chand Gehlot #Human dignity
Manual scavenging may be prohibited but continues unhindered in India

May 27, 2016

Manual scavenging may be prohibited but continues unhindered in India

It is a criminal, non-bailable act, but “manual scavenging” continues unhindered in India. #ThatsJustWrong #Life #India #Gujarat #Employment #Manual scavenging #Swachh Bharat Abhiyan #Shareworthy
In Modi's Swachh Bharat, manual scavenging is now a career option

Aug 04, 2015

In Modi's Swachh Bharat, manual scavenging is now a career option

Despite Supreme Court directions to end the practice of manual scavenging, the dangerous occupation is a career option in Modi's India #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Manual scavenging #Devendra Fadnavis #Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
Socio economic survey: Three-fourth of rural India's highest income below Rs 5,000

Jul 04, 2015

Socio economic survey: Three-fourth of rural India's highest income below Rs 5,000

As much as 0.0084 percent of the total population surveyed have identified themselves as transgenders. #NewsTracker #Transgender #Manual scavenging #rural income #socio economic and caste census 2011
Society should co-operate to end the blot of manual scavenging: PM Modi

Apr 27, 2015

Society should co-operate to end the blot of manual scavenging: PM Modi

Regretting the continuance of manual scavenging, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday sought cooperation of the society in the resolve to get rid of this “blot”. #India #TheySaidIt #Babasaheb Ambedkar #Manual scavenging #Ambedkar jayanti #PM Narendra Modi #Mann Ki Baat
After Rahul's speech, govt announces schemes for manual scavengers

Oct 09, 2013

After Rahul's speech, govt announces schemes for manual scavengers

A day after Rahul Gandhi voiced his concern about manual scavengers, government today announced a slew of measures including houses to them under Indira Awas Yojana and loans with lesser interest rate for the self-help groups run by women liberated from the age-old practice. #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Manual scavenging #Indira Awas Yojana #Kumari Selja
How Parliament has helped manual scavengers restore their dignity

Oct 07, 2013

How Parliament has helped manual scavengers restore their dignity

For those who have been socially ostracised for being manual scavengers, Parliament's passage of the anti-manual scavenging has given them a fresh start. #India #NewsTracker #ChangeAgent #Manual scavenging #Sulabh International
SC to examine through manual scavenging legislation

Sep 09, 2013

SC to examine through manual scavenging legislation

Parliament's approval to the Bill banning manual scavenging will come in for scrutiny of the Supreme Court which will examine the bill's contents. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Parliament of India #Manual scavenging