Tag: Manual scavenging

Manual scavenging: Pourakarmika takes ill, dies at hospital
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Manual scavenging: Pourakarmika takes ill, dies at hospital

December 21, 2021

Protest staged by keeping body near DC’s Office; Rs. 10 lakh compensation handed over to family of deceased Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing that a private Pourakarmika was forcibly made to get into a sewage soak pit to clean it, who took ill and later breathed his last at a hospital, the family members of the deceased Pourakarmika,…

Manual Scavenging: Safai Karmachari Commission issues notice to MCC seeking explanation
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Manual Scavenging: Safai Karmachari Commission issues notice to MCC seeking explanation

March 29, 2019

Mysuru: The Karnataka Safai Karmachari Commission, Bengaluru, has issued a notice to Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) seeking explanation about the manual scavenging incident that took place in city recently. Acting suo-moto on the issue, the Commission has sent a notice to MCC demanding an explanation from the MCC authorities. Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers…

Manual scavenging incident at Ashokapuram
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Manual scavenging incident at Ashokapuram

March 27, 2019

Mysuru:  Workers being made to get down into a manhole and clean it has taken place on Ambedkar Road at Ashokapuram here yesterday. The incident took place during the ongoing manhole works at MCC Ward No.56 limits. When the matter was brought to the notice of Corporator Begum Pallavi, she said that the incident has…

Manual scavenging and death of a Pourakarmika in manhole: MCC seals Kalpana Lodge for failing to remit compensation money
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Manual scavenging and death of a Pourakarmika in manhole: MCC seals Kalpana Lodge for failing to remit compensation money

March 2, 2018

Mysuru: The authorities of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) yesterday sealed Kalpana Lodge near Jaganmohan Palace for not remitting the compensation money paid by the MCC to the family of the deceased Pourakarmika who had died of suffocation, while cleaning the manhole manually. In 2014, the Management of Kalpana Lodge had summoned Kumar, a Pourakarmika, to…

Manual scavenging: Police grill PDO
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Manual scavenging: Police grill PDO

June 20, 2017

Mysuru: Police are questioning Chamundi Hill Gram Panchayat Development Officer (PDO) Anand, who is accused of forcing a civic worker to get into a manhole to clean it. Sources said that  Anand was brought by the K.R. Police from Bengaluru on Sunday (June 18). On June 7, President of Chamundi Hill Gram Panchayat Geetha and…

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