Describe the circumstances which keep the workers in the bangle industry in poverty. [CBSE Delhi 2015]

Describe the circumstances which keep the workers in the bangle industry in poverty. [CBSE Delhi 2015]

Answer: The bangle-makers of Firozabad live in utter poverty generation after generation. They believe that they are the people who are destined to work as glass bangle-makers. They make beautiful bangles for women but they live in dark. The workers have to look at the hot bright furnaces while polishing bangles. While welding pieces of coloured glass into bangles they have no other option but are forced to sit near flickering lamps. Hence, they are forced to stay in a dark room and their eyes are not in a position to see the daylight outside. They become blind even before they become adults. Their life is embroiled in a web that is created the moneylenders, middlemen and politicians were Instead of helping them, the law enforcing authorities only prey upon their misfortunes.


Describe the circumstances which keep the workers in the bangle industry in poverty. [CBSE Delhi 2015]


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