Clad in a poly cotton Indian Oil petrol pump uniform, 33-year-old Ramesh (name changed) welcomes the motorists with a smile to the newly opened outlet next to the Puzhal Central Prison I. For him, working at the fuel filling station, is more than a job.
He was one among the 22 inmates, all life convicts, of the central prison roped in by the prison department to run the 24 X 7 petrol pump as part of the prison industry.
After spending six years of his life behind the walls of the prison in connection with a murder case over a land dispute, the father of a girl child was longing to be part of the “Freedom Fuel Filling Station” to vent his emotion and overcome the ill-efforts of imprisonment. Read More
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