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Dec 9th

2013

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n a recent study, “Coprology and Caste: The Status of Sewerage in Ahmedabad, India”, an American scholar, Stephanie Tam of the Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, Northwestern University, has said that Ahmedabad may be one of the earliest pioneers of sewerage system in the 19th century. But it has not only failed to solve manual scavenging; in fact, manual scavenging has been given a new form. Click here for the whole Article
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