All three women are happy with their job and are in perfect health. They use their saris to not only stand out among the crowd of tourists, but as protection from dust inhalation. As employees of the Amer Fort contractor, they are paid correctly and on time. However, this is not the case in every state of India.
There have been instances where street sweepers have not been paid for up to four months, and have consequently gone on strike. The city then turns into a dirty, garbage filled dumb. This impact shows how important the role of a street sweeper is within the Indian community.
Devendra Singh Rathore, a local tour guide in Jaipur, explains how societal views of street sweepers has developed over time in India.