Tag Archives: Abolition of Manual Scavenging and Rehabilitation of Manual scavengers act

The shit is in the brains of casteist society

Comrade Divya’s movie premiered on 26th February in MMPreview theatre in Chennai. The viewer enters the movie with unease — it is called ‘Kakkoos’ after all.  But very soon into the movie, the initial unease pales. The viewer is treated … Continue reading

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Filthy Report – Report on manual scavenging and contract workers in JNU Campus

While institutions such as JNU are bedrock of alternate politics much needed in the onslaught of conservative neoliberalism and fascism, the plight of manual workers in these campuses bespeak the glaring gaps in translation of these active politics into the … Continue reading

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Stop Manual Scavenging in JNU

submitted by few Members of Chennai based Forum Against Manual Scavenging, (FAMS), contact  famschennai@gmail.com  ‘Sahar se Pehle’ (Before the Dawn), a documentary (please do see the documentary) on sanitation workers in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus in New Delhi was … Continue reading

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