Sewer deaths

340 people died cleaning sewers in last 5 years: Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry

According to the data, the highest number of deaths have been reported from Uttar Pradesh at 52 followed by Tamil Nadu at 43, Delhi at 36, Maharashtra at 34 and Gujarat and Haryana each at 31.

published on : 2nd February 2021

288 people died cleaning sewers, septic tanks in last three years: Government

Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale said a national survey of manual scavengers was carried out during 2018-19 in 194 districts of 18 states.

published on : 21st September 2020