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  • In Pictures Mumbai laundry workers

    Row upon row of garments and linens are washed and air-dried at the Mahalaxmi laundry in Mumbai. Six workers each in 826 washing stalls means that nearly 5,000 people are employed here.

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  • Every day is laundry day for Mumbai's dhobis

    Every day is laundry day for Mumbai's dhobis

    More than 5,000 laundrymen clean and iron thousands of clothing and textiles each day at Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, one of many laundering sites in Mumbai (Bombay). Manual labor here is still cheaper than machinery.

  • In Pictures Mumbai laundry workers

    Row upon row of garments and linens are washed and air-dried at the Mahalaxmi laundry in Mumbai. Six workers each in 826 washing stalls means that nearly 5,000 people are employed here.