Manual scavenging an embarrassment for India, says Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha

Samajwadi Get together MP Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday stated that the continued follow of handbook scavenging is an embarrassment for the nation and the Centre wants to deal with this subject and reply to it.

Highlighting the degraded plight of handbook scavengers in Rajya Sabha, Bachchan stated, “Why have we not finished away with handbook scavenging but and never been capable of present protector gears to them after we speak about progress in different areas.”

Interesting to the Centre to supply a response on their points, Bachchan stated, “You do Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, this is part of Swachh Bharat.” Bachan additionally requested Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to deal with the problem of railways using handbook scavengers.

Bachachan emphasised on the necessity to present scavengers “dignity and rehabilitation” and punish the “contractors who don’t present them with correct gears.”

She additionally pressured on the discrimination confronted by them in the society. “Kids of handbook scavengers don’t want to do that work, however they’re discriminated towards and are subsequently not rehabilitated correctly,” Bachchan stated.

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