In Pictures: Other Humans of Delhi

The capital state of India, Delhi, houses a heterogeneous populace. Life is not easy for everyone here. Few community people have to walk miles to collect the garbage and other household waste every day for their survival.

Nasir Kachroo, a freelance Photographer visited the slum in Okhla area of the Delhi and captured the hard reality of survival.

Slum dwellers have adopted Ram Kumar, a resident of Uttar Pradesh state. The whereabouts of Ram’s family is unknown to everyone in the slum.
Slum dwellers have adopted Ram Kumar, a resident of Uttar Pradesh state. The whereabouts of Ram’s family is unknown to everyone in the slum. / Photo by:Nasir Kachroo
Jyoti, is a class 2nd student at the nearby Government school. She takes care of her younger sibling when her parents are out to collect the garbage from other localities of the city.
Jyoti, is a class 2nd student at the nearby Government school. She takes care of her younger sibling when her parents are out to collect the garbage from other localities of the city./ Photo by: Nasir Kachroo
Raju is the supplier of the garbage scrap most of the slum dwellers sell collected scrap for Rs.1 or 2 per Kg depending on the material to earn Rs.150 a day.
Raju is the supplier of the garbage scrap most of the slum dwellers sell collected scrap for Rs.1 or 2 per Kg depending on the material to earn Rs.150 a day./ Photo by: Nasir Kachroo
Every day 8 years old Babita, searches for the used books from the heap of garbage.
Every day 8 years old Babita, searches for the used books from the heap of garbage. / Photo by: Nasir Kachroo
Babu Ram pulls the cart full of the garbage; it will hardly meet the expenses of one time meal for his family.
Babu Ram pulls the cart full of the garbage; it will hardly meet the expenses of one time meal for his family./ Photo by: Nasir Kachroo
Outside her makeshift house Laximi, takes care of her brother. Laximi’s parents leave home early morning to collect the garbage to meet their daily needs.
Outside her makeshift house Laximi, takes care of her brother. Laximi’s parents leave home early morning to collect the garbage to meet their daily needs. / Photo by: Nasir Kachroo
Jyoti poses for the photographer with her pet Pinky outside her home.
Jyoti poses for the photographer with her pet Pinky outside her home./ Photo by: Nasir Kachroo
A young man grades the garbage material. After that the graded scrap it will be sent for recycling to the various factors in and outside Delhi.
A young man grades the garbage material, after that, it will be sent for recycling to the various factors in and outside Delhi. / Photo by: Nasir Kachroo
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Fayaz Najar

Fayaz Najar

Fayaz Najar is a freelance journalist. He has contributed to various news organisations across India Such as Indian Express, Bureaucracy Today and Rising Kashmir. Fayaz also has expertise in social media marketing.

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