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Livelihoods...

I have documented the many, unusual, and varied livelihoods people pursue...

Making and polishing furniture

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Roadside iddli/dosa van (with monkeys to watch out for)

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Selling corn-on-the-cob:

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Wedding hall decoration:

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Roadside vending:

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Jewellery polish and repair (also done on the footpath)

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Selling tender coconut water:

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Chai seller (with the iconic brass boiler which is on its way out)

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Selling bamboo baskets:

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Running an eatery:

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Making and painting pots:

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Teaching young children:

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Hairdressing:

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Working on the railway tracks:

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Footwear repair:

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Selling jeans:

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Cleaning the trains:

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Fishing:

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Waste collection:

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Selling garlands:

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Laundry:

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Spreading religion:

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Birthday party organizing:

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Selling brooms and mats:

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Selling flowers and fruit:

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Selling clothes:

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Carrying sand:

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Running, or working in, a bakery:

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Spraying crops:

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Farming:

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Hawking seasonal vegetables:

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Making steel cupboards:

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Engraving plaques:

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Serving in the police:

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