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Monday, April 23, 2012

Kolkata Hand-Drawn Rickshaws: An Inhuman Reality Even Today


Much has been said and written about the hand-driven rickshaws in Kolkata and the plight of these men who continue to pull these rickshaws. And even after 07 years have passed since the-then CM of West Bengal Buddadev Bhattacharjee promised to take the hand-drawn rickshaws off the road and replace them with better alternatives, nothing has been done. The hand-pulled rickshaw is still a regular practice today.

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And like I always believe in and say:
"Heal the world we live in
Save it for our children" - MJ

Debolina Raja Gupta