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Rickshaw pullers belongings on the wall at the 'dera', the rickshaw garage..Of the nearly 18,000 pullers, about 75% dwell in 'deras', places where they park their vehicles during the night. These 'deras' belong to the 'sardars' who collect the hand-rickshaws on rental basis from the 'owners', and engage the pullers on different rates.

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Kolkata's Rickshaw Pullers
Rickshaw pullers belongings on the wall at the 'dera', the rickshaw garage..Of the nearly 18,000 pullers, about 75% dwell in 'deras', places where they park their vehicles during the night. These 'deras' belong to the 'sardars' who collect the hand-rickshaws on rental basis from the 'owners', and engage the pullers on different rates.