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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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“India’s Biggest Shame”

First posted on The Fifth Estate (a student-run media body of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras) A discussion featuring noted civil and political activists took place in the Central Library on Sunday, 11th August, on the issue of manual scavenging … Continue reading

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Maila Mukti Yatra 2012-13

The Maila Mukti Yatra 2012-13 has passed its half-way mark at Kolar, Karnataka on 30 December 2012. The Yatra began on 30 November from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and will conclude on 31 January at New Delhi. The Yatra is led … Continue reading

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*hit still happens…

“Approximately 13000 trains run daily out of which 9000 are Passenger trains and 13 million passengers traveling every day. As per Nanda report the railways have cited several reasons for the delay, including prohibitive costs, with one estimate pegging the … Continue reading

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