Friday, February 15, 2013

Hand Pulled Rickshaws of Kolkata


Though most of India has migrated to motorised auto rickshaws, hand-pulled rickshaws do exist in a few pockets and towns. Kolkata is the last major city in the world where hand pulled rickshaws carry passengers. Nearly a century ago, India's British rulers adopted hand rickshaws as a means of getting around Calcutta. 
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