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Bezwada Wilson on caste, manual scavenging, and the Swachh Bharat Mission

Written by Aashish Gupta on October 31st, 2017
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If there is one thing you will read today, let it be this interview of Bezwada Wilson by Vidya Subrahmaniam of The Hindu Center in The Wire. Bezwada Wilson and Vidya Subrahmaniam¬† discuss some of rice’s sanitation research, but more importantly, Bezwada Wilson describes the changes he would have liked to see before, or along with the government’s ‘cleaning frenzy’ and ‘toilet construction spree’, as well as the non-implementation¬†of the ‘Prohibition Of Employment As Manual Scavengers And Their Rehabilitation Act, 2013’.