Karnataka High Court seeks State response in suicide of sweeper who was forced to clean manhole with bare hands without safety gear

The order was passed after the Court's attention was drawn to the suicide note left behind by the deceased narrating his ordeal.
 Manual Scavenging, Karnataka High Court
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The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the State government to respond to an incident in which a sweeper allegedly ended his life months after he was forced to clean a manhole with bare hands.

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