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|Fact Finding Report| – Manual Scavenger Deaths – Tiptur and Dharwar

04.12.2012 · Posted in Human Rights, Minorities

A Fact-finding Report on the Deaths of 2 Manhole Workers in Tiptur {Available HERE} On 18.12.2011, Jagdish Bin Manjashetty, resident of KB Hala village, Lakki Hobli, Chikmaglur district, and Dharma, resident of Kennere village, Arsikere taluk, Hasan district, labourers in a UGD project in Tiptur, Tumkur district, were working in a newly constructed manhole on ...

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|Preliminary Report| Death of Kitta Koraga, Safai Karamchari in Kinnigoli

11.27.2011 · Posted in Human Rights, Minorities, Report

Download the Report HERE In yet another tragic incident of death by manual scavenging in Karnataka, Shri Kitta Koraga, 45 years old, succumbed to asphyxiation while engaged in cleaning a soak pit in Kinnigoli town, Dakshina Kannada district on 6.11.11. On 7.11.11, PUCL, Bangalore, was contacted by Shri Balraj, member of Koragara Abhivrudda Sanghada Okkoota, ...

|PRESS STATEMENT| Response to Kolar Deputy Commissioner

10.31.2011 · Posted in Human Rights, Press Releases, Urban Poverty

We are responding to the statement of the Deputy Commissioner, Kolar that was reported in the newspapers dated 29th October, 2011 alleging PUCL’s role in the death of 3 persons performing the work of manual scavenging in KGF on 24th October, 2011. (Reference 1, 2) Since the statement makes serious allegations about the functioning of ...