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Techie-turned-activist covers 9000 km on foot, says won't rest till India becomes 'child begging free'

Ashish is an aircraft maintenance cum mechanical engineer from the Indian Institute of Aeronautics. Since graduating in 2014, he worked as production engineer with Dan Block Brake India Private Limited for a year.

Need law on beggary which emphasises rehabilitation, says Maneka Gandhi

"I would like to draw your attention to the fact that Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 fails to address the casual factors of begging and takes an archaic approach which violates the rights of children and contradicts the protective provisions of Juvenile Justice Act," Maneka Gandhi said.


A day in the life of Parveen Khatoon, 12, singer-beggar on Kolkata’s local trains

Every day, Parveen boards trains running between Dum Dum and Sealdah and sings — Kumar Sanu melodies, plus patriotic and devotional numbers. Her mother fears for her safety, but Parveen insists, “I am strong”

Plea in HC to eradicate begging by children

A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice P S Teji posted the matter for further consideration on January 7.

UT’s child rights commission to launch drive against child beggary

The commission officials are in the process of holding meetings with a number of NGOs.

480 children in city out of school,says report

According to the report,the annual combined income of all the children begging in the city is over Rs 1 crore.


New legislation on way for welfare of Delhi beggars

Delhi government is considering setting up schools across the city for child beggars.

From Feb,dial 1098 to rescue child beggars

From next month,if you see a child begging or even selling wares at a traffic intersection in the city,don’t take out your wallet to hand out alms.