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A crappy job for any human: Wilson Bezawada
Deccan Chronicle

A crappy job for any human: Wilson Bezawada

Kolar Gold fields: As a school boy, Bezawada Wilson often watched his granduncle, Devadas, employed as a Safai Karmachari in Bharat Gold Mines Ltd (BGML), remove night soil with his bare hands, a repulsive sight which served as the foundation of his ... Deccan Chronicle, 2 days ago

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Stolen jewellery, mobile phones recovered

The Robertsonpet police in Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) police district have arrested a thief and recovered jewellery and mobile phones worth Rs. 61,000. The name of the arrested was given as K. Surendrababu, a resident of Punganur taluk in Andhra Pradesh. The ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Atrocities on women on the rise in Kolar dist: Panel chief

Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has said that the number of sexual atrocities had increased significantly in the district and the police were not properly responding to the complainants. Speaking at a programme organised by the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

KGF tailor's son bags seven gold medals in BU exams

Battling all odds, some students have made it to the top in the undergraduate and postgraduate examinations of the Bangalore University. These meritorious students will receive their gold medals at the 51st annual convocation of university here on Tuesday.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Honour killing: parents lodged in Kolar sub-jail

Byra Reddy and Padmamma, the parents of Priya Reddy (17), who was murdered by the father for falling in love with Dalit boy Harish, have been lodged in the sub-jail in Kolar. Both were taken there after the police produced them before the JMFC court ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Injustice to pourakarmikas: suspension of two officials in Kolar recommended

Narayana, chairman of Karnataka State Commission for Safai Karmacharis, has recommended suspension of two officials in Kolar district on charges of failure to give minimum wages and other government facilities to the pourakarmikas. Action was ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Deccan Chronicle

Meet the 2 indians who have won the prestigious Magsaysay Award for 2016

Karnataka-born Bezwada Wilson, a prolific campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging in India, and Carnatic singer T M Krishna from Chennai, were today chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016. Apart from the two Indians, ...
 Yourstory.in2 days ago Tireless fighter against scavenging  Times of India2 days ago Govt should stop killing us in sewers: Magsaysay award winner  Deccan Chronicle2 days ago Magsaysay for two Indians for 'transforming' society  Times of India2 days ago
The Hindu

"Modi must vow to eradicate manual scavenging on Aug. 15"

Ramon Magsaysay awardee Bezwada Wilson interacted exclusively with The Hindu's readers on Thursday Ramon Magsaysay award winner Bezwada Wilson said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must vow to make India manual scavenging-free on August 15, just ...
 The Hindu1 day ago

'Why do human beings have to clean shit?'

'I realised we are not doing scavenging because we are illiterate or poor. We are doing it because of the way society is organised,' says Bezwada Wilson, who has been awarded the Magsaysay Prize.   Bezwada Wilson has spent his life organising safai karamcharis. He tells Aditi Phadnis that every Indian has the responsibility of ending the dehumanising practice of manual scavenging. When did you start working on the campaign to end manual scavenging? I was born in Kolar, Karnataka -- home to ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Sweets for motorists stuck in jams

Traffic movement on the busy J.C. Road, Mysuru Road, Sheshadripuram and other parts of the city were disrupted for hours when thousands of people gathered in front of theatres screening Kabali . However, fans offered sweets and snacks to harried ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
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