Tag: Dabbawalas

Mumbai Dabbawalas fed lakhs, but now struggle for their own meals


Dabbawalas, whose on-time home meal delivery system has fed Mumbai for 125 years, are now struggling to put together their own meals during the lockdown. Without any earning in the past three months, they have burned through their savings. The workforce of 5,000 men has for long epitomised the spirit of Mumbai—the city that gets…