No individual deserves to do such demeaning and dehumanizing work. Oddly enough, these people have a workload of about a 170 km stretch of drainage lines, roads and potholes to be cleaned daily and that constitutes only one-fourth of the city of Mumbai!
There are angry scars, where their rusty traditional instruments dig into their flesh. And when asked if it hurts they simply nod. (Photo by: Sudharak Olwe)