Workers doing India’s dirtiest job say Modi has failed them

FILE PHOTO: A labourer cleans an underground sewer at Noida in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh September 2, 2010. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Five sanitation workers, all from the lowest rung of India’s caste system, were chosen in late February to meet a very important guest: Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As cameras flashed, Modi proceeded to wash the feet of the workers, one by one, using water and his hands, a gesture intended to honour […]

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