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MNREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) guarantees 100 days of employment for every rural family that enrolls. It is often women who enroll. This is usually a reliable source of income for them. Tribal women from a nearby town Jamunamaruthur pose for a photo, as they take a break from their day's NREGA work at the hillside. Women who have taken a vow to visit Melmaruvathur temple, wear a red saree until their visit to the temple.
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MNREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) guarantees 100 days of employment for every rural family that enrolls. It is often women who enroll. This is usually a reliable source of income for them.  Tribal women from a nearby town Jamunamaruthur pose for a photo, as they take a break from their day's NREGA work at the hillside. Women who have taken a vow to visit Melmaruvathur temple, wear a red saree until their visit to the temple.