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Sanitation Workers

Sanitation Workers: The Frontline Covid Warriors India Doesn't Talk About

May 27, 2020 Shubham Kumar

During this pandemic, the sanitation workers are in dire need of equipment for safety purposes and ‘a specific law’ which caters to their needs especially and not one which snatches their existing rights.

Dried 'Poori' Being Served To Quarantined Sanitation Workers In UP's Azamgarh

Apr 26, 2020 PTI

A video, which has surfaced on social media, purportedly shows the sanitation workers throwing the food packets with dried 'poori' in dustbins.

Tamil Nadu: 7,000 Engineers, Graduates Apply For 549 Sanitary Workers Posts

The Corporation had called for applications for the posts of 549 grade-1 sanitary posts and 7,000 applicants appeared for the three-day interview and verification of certificates which began on Wednesday, official sources said.

PM Modi Washes Feet Of Sanitation Workers At Kumbh

Feb 24, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

"It's nothing less than a dream. Will share this proud moment with everyone. Modi deserves another chance as the country's head," said one of the sanitation workers whose feet was washed by Modi

Sanitation Workers Threaten To Jump Off Tower In Protest Over Pending Wages In Noida

Protesting for their contract termination with the local authority, the sanitation workers climbed up the tower where the Health Department Office is located.

04 October, 2018

EDMC Sanitation Workers Protest Outside Kejriwal's Residence

Outlook Web Bureau

Sanitation workers intensified strike when scores of them marched to protest outside the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

19 September, 2018

Twitter Users Raise Rs 24 Lakh For Family Of Deceased Delhi Sewage Worker

Outlook Web Bureau

The sewage worker passed away six days after his four-month child lost his life due to pneumonia.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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