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Among invitees to Republic Day, nurses, safai karamcharis and autorickshaw drivers

Indian Express | 26/01/2022 08:24 AM | Click to read full article

Among the 565 ‘special invitees’ to the Republic Day Parade this year are 250 construction workers, 115 safai karamcharis, 100 autorickshaw drivers and 100 healthcare workers.

A 52-year-old Ashok Kumar has been a safai karamchari with the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) for nearly 25 years now. He lives in Ghaziabad and has never watched the Republic Day parade before.