Waste-pickers Demand Inclusion in Social Welfare Measures, Access to Housing and Dignity

Memorandum submitted to Mr. U.T. Khader, Minister of Urban Development & Housing, Karnataka; Mr. R. Sampath Raj, Mayor of Bengaluru; Ms. Sowmya Reddy, Member of Legislative Assembly, Karnataka, representing Jayanagara; Mr. Manjunath Prasad, Commissioner of Bengaluru. The memorandum was submitted on the occasion of Hasiru Habba, an annual gathering of waste-pickers in Karnataka, where more … Continue reading Waste-pickers Demand Inclusion in Social Welfare Measures, Access to Housing and Dignity

Hasiru Habba, 2016 – Celebration for Inclusion – 17th June, 2016 @ Freedom Park, Bengaluru

Hasiru Dala invites you for the Hasiru Habba, 2016 – an annual gathering of wastepickers and informal waste collectors from all over Bangalore and neighboring cities. More than  1500 wastepickers and citizens will be participating to celebrate the occasion. This year the event is a lot more special as the recently notified waste management rules … Continue reading Hasiru Habba, 2016 – Celebration for Inclusion – 17th June, 2016 @ Freedom Park, Bengaluru