Print edition : May 31, 2013

A worker clears a choked drain at Anandnagar in Hyderabad, a file photograph. Despite an Act prohibiting the employment of scavengers, the practice is rampant in many parts of the country. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf

At a protest on April 14 near Coimbatore Railway Junction, Tamil Nadu, opposing the prevalence of manual scavenging. Photo: S. SIVA SARAVANAN

Bezwada Wilson, national convener of the Safai Karmachari Andolan. Photo: VIDYA VENKAT

The death of two workers in a sewage tank in Chennai revives the call for the eradication of manual scavenging.
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