Mumbai's Dabbawala died due to Covid -19
First Dabbawala Dies Of COVID-19 In Mumbai

Santosh Jadhav, one of Mumbai's dabbawalas, was the first in the industry to succumb to COVID-19 on June 24. He was a resident of Malad, and lived with his wife and a five-year-old son. Jadhav's wife has been quarantined. The Mumbai Dabbawala Association president Subhash Talekar said, Jadhav's death led them to reconsider their decision of resuming the food delivery services.

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 07:11 PM / by Suchitra Pednekar

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