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Pulling another day...

Almost a year after an announcement was made by the Communist-led government of India's eastern state of West Bengal to ban hand-pulled rickshaws in the city, considered an inhuman form of work, strong opposition in the State Assembly has not allowed the related bill to be turned into a law. The bill, seeking to amend the 87-year-old Calcutta Hackney-carriage Act of 1919, was also aimed at easing, to some extent, the traffic congestion caused by the slow-moving vehicles. –  AFP Photo Series


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Sarah Farrukh Apr 11, 2011 11:20am
Mehnti Allah ka Dost hai
misbah Apr 11, 2011 02:11pm
mehnat or inhuman work mein farq he, and definatly it should be banned