Which state in India has largest number of manual scavengers?
As per the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC)-2011, which state has largest number of manual scavengers?
According to Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) Maharashtra has largest number of manual scavangers in the country. Close to 64 thousand out of 1.80 Lakh households in entire country are engaged in manual scavenging in Maharashtra for living. Maharashtra (63,713) is followed by Madhya Pradesh (23,093), Uttar Pradesh (17,619), Tripura (17,332) and Karnataka (15,375) and Punjab.