Q & A
Q1: Approximately how many towns and big cities are there in India?
Answer: Roughly there are more than five thousand towns and twenty seven big cities in India.
Q2: List any four big cities where more than a million people live.
Answer: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangluru
Q3: What are casual workers?
Answer: Casual workers are those workers who are given work as and when the employer needs them. They usually get less wages and work on ad hoc basis. They do not have permanent jobs.
Q4: Why did Bachchu Manjhi come to the city?
Answer: Bachchu Manjhi came from a small village in Bihar. There he worked as a mason. His family did not own any land. He did not get masonry work regularly in the village. Since his earnings were not enough, he had to come to city for his livelihood.
Q5: What type of occupations usually casual workers in cities have?