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Sena gifts dabbawalas e-cycles for easy travel

DNMUM412259 | 4/17/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :199



There will finally be some respite for the dabbawalas of Mumbai. The people who deliver food to the teeming work force of the city were given battery-operated bicycles on Mondayfor ease of travel. Sixty per cent of their workforce, who are aged above 40-45 years, suffer from knee pain.
As part of an initiative by Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray, these dabbawalas were given five fancy orange e-bicycles. “This will be aid all dabbawalas aged above 40 years. Most of them suffer from knee pain and these battery-operated bicycles will save them the trouble of pedalling,” S Talekar, spokesperson, Mumbai Dabbawala Association.
This e-bicycle has a 250 kw motor that takes 3 hours to charge fully. Once it’s charged, it can ply up to 80-100
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