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    Rickshaw pullers are slumbering

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    Rickshaw pullers are taking rest at the afternoon time.

    The rickshaw began as a two or three-wheeled passenger cart, called a pulled rickshaw, generally pulled by one man with one passenger. The first known use of the term was in 1887.

    Now there are also the cycle rickshaws, also called pedicabs, auto rickshaws and solar rickshaws.

    Pulled rickshaws created a popular form of transportation, and a source of employment, within Asian cities in the 19th century. Their popularity declined as cars, trains and other forms of transportation became widely available.

    Auto rickshaws are becoming more popular in some cities in the 21st century as an alternative to taxis because of their low cost.

    Source: Wikipedia

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