KAFILA - COLLECTIVE EXPLORATIONS SINCE 2006
In Conversation with Bezwada Wilson, National Convener of Safai Karmachari Andolan
The 125 day Bhim Yatra which started from Dibrugarh and traveresed 30 states and 500 districts to reach Delhi is now over. As everybody knows it culminated in a big rally coupled with people’s hearing where families of those victims who died while cleaning sewers and septic tanks shared their plight at the hands of state as well as civil society. The call of this Bhim Yatra raised by Safai Karmacharis – ‘Stop Killing Us’ – would could keep reverberating for quite some time. (https://kafila.org/2016/04/14/bhim-yatra-so-that-there-are-no-more-killings/)
Here follows an interview with Bezwada Wilson, National Convener of Safai Karmachari Andolan
How do you see the impact of ‘Bhim Yatra’ ?
As far as those people who are still condemned to do scavenging is concerned, the 125 day Bhim Yatra has made two significant impacts :
– It has made…
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