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June , 2016
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The waste-side story

Source: The Hindu, Date: June , 2016

An evening titled ‘Waste Narratives’ was recently held at the India Habitat Centre to mark the inclusion of waste pickers and informal waste dealers in the newly released Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. Hosted in collaboration with the Alliance of Indian Waste pickers, the evening also saw readings from the book “Bicycle Dreaming” by Mridula Koshy and was interspersed by personal stories of waste pickers from various cities. The novel, itself, focuses on the story of a 13-year-old girl, Noor and her father, Mohammad Saidullah, whose choice of profession as a kabadiwalla has been taken away from him and the consequent effect of that on Noor.

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