Fact Finding on Manual Scavenging

A team comprising one lawyer from Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) , a law student and a couple of local Social Activists, working for dalit rights in the city of Kanpur conducted this fact finding in Kanpur on March2, 2019. The first fact finding was done in November 2018. The mechanism used was to visit houses of victim families, and interact with experts including social activist working for this cause. Limitations of fact finding would include time constraint, and the fact that the tragic deaths occurred few years back.