Images Of India: The outdoor laundry of Delhi…

Image-16-4-15Some 40 Washermen work at the Dhobi Ghat (Outdoor Laundry) in the centre of one of New Delhi’s most affluent neighborhoods. They earn an average of Rs.7,000 (US $60) per month. Beginning work before sunrise and stopping at 10 am. Many then leave for their second jobs, or begin delivering washed clothes to customers around the city, using scooters or mini-vans.