As per the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC)-2011, which state has largest number of manual scavengers?
[A]Maharashtra
[B]Karnataka
[C]Madhya Pradesh
[D]Uttar Pradesh

Maharashtra
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.