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Who Says Caste Doesn’t Matter? Bangalore’s Municipal Workers are Mostly Women, Mostly Dalit, and Have Been Protesting for Better Work Conditions…for Years – The Ladies FingerThe Ladies Finger

“If the High Court’s order to regularise pourakarmikas isn’t implemented, and the minimum wages aren’t increased, we will launch a struggle outside the Vidhana Soudha,” said Balan, president of the All India Central Council of Trade Unions. “There is no need to be afraid of going to jail for demanding basic rights.”

Source: Who Says Caste Doesn’t Matter? Bangalore’s Municipal Workers are Mostly Women, Mostly Dalit, and Have Been Protesting for Better Work Conditions…for Years – The Ladies FingerThe Ladies Finger