question_answer4) 1.Why did Bachchu Manjhi come to the city? 2.Why can't Bachchu Manjhi live with his family? 3.Talk to a vegetable vendor or hawker and find out how do they organise their work, their way of preparing, purchasing, selling etc. 4.Bachchu Manjhi has to think twice before taking a day off from work. Why?View Answer play_arrow
question_answer11) Read and discuss the following description of the living conditions of workers who come to the labour chowk. Most workers that we find at the labour chowk cannot afford permanent accommodation and so sleep on pavements near the chowk, or they pay Rs 6 a night. for a bed at a nearby night shelter run by the Municipal Corporation. To compensate for the lack of security, local tea and cigarette shops function as banks, moneylenders and safety lockers, all rolled into one. Most workers leave their tools at these shops for the night for safekeeping, and pass on any extra money to them. The shopkeepers keep the money safely and also offer loans to labourers in need. Source : Aman Sethi, Hindu On-lineView Answer play_arrow
question_answer12) Complete the following table and discuss how their work is different: Name Place of Earnings Security Benefits Work on their own work of work Received or employed Bachchu Rs 100 a day Manjhi Harpreet Work on their own Vandana Nirmala No security Sudha Company Rs 30,000 p.mView Answer play_arrow
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