|dethalternate||Date: Sunday, 19-August-2012, 5:07 PM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
If you think your job is the pits then spare a thought for Devi Lal.
The 'sewer diver' from Delhi, India, is paid a measly £3.50 a day to wallow in filth unclogging the city's drains.
Devi, 43, is provided with a bottle of bootleg booze to dull his senses before he begins his odious chore.
Even though India banned the practice in 1993, government agencies still use thousands of manual scavengers to clean drains through out India.
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. But poverty remains widespread with an estimated 42.5 per cent of the children suffering from malnutrition.
Read more/Full article/source - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news....ns.html