Mysuru: Three newspaper distributors popularly known as paper boys were felicitated on account of May Day in the city on Wednesday.
Pathi Foundation led by former corporator M D Parthasarathi (Pathi) felicitated Manjunath, Chetan and Manjanna. Manjunath has the experience of 40 years as a paper distributor. They were honoured with a shawl and garland at N Madhava Rao Circle (Agrahara Circle).
Pathi said ‘when compared to others, the labourers both organised and unorganised are continuing to lead life fighting odds in their daily life. Paper distributors start their job early in the morning, yet they are deprived of financial security. The state government should take steps to improve their economic conditions.
Social worker Vikram Iyengar, JD(S) leader Ajay Shastri, Harish Naidu, Lakshman, Chandrashekar, Srinivas Prasad, Nagesh and others were present.