The rickshaw wallah parked his rickshaw on the side of the road and rested with a depressed look in his eyes

Rickshaw wallah resting
Rickshaw wallah resting
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The rickshaw wallah was resting with his rickshaw parked by the side of the road. He may be very tired because he is looking at the traffic with powerless eyes.

So why is it that I only see rickshaws in Kolkata? In other cities, only cycle rickshaws, which are improved versions of rickshaws, are running. Cycle rickshaws are indeed more efficient than rickshaws, and they get customers to their destinations faster. But cycle rickshaws are not popular in Kolkata. Is there some kind of rickshaw association that holds the rights and interests of the rickshaw drivers? It is a bit of a mystery.

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Aug 2012 INDIA PEOPLE

PHOTO DATA

No

6701

Shooting Date

Jul 2011

Posted On

August 11, 2012

Modified On

July 19, 2022

Place

Kolkata, India

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

OLYMPUS PEN E-P2

Lens

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42MM

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