eliminating beggary

Pervasive beggary is shaming us

We have poverty eradication programmes aplenty but none by way of eliminating beggary. Thus, we get to hear of the declining numbers of people below the poverty line being claimed as poverty alleviation successes.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Beggars’ Rehabilitation: Govt failure writ large

Feroz, 13, leaves Habib from time to time in his makeshift wheelchair outside the High Court Mazar gate and disappears into the distance. The young boy was hired seven days ago to wheel around Habib -- who earns his living by begging.

July 6, 2015
July 6, 2015

Pervasive beggary is shaming us

We have poverty eradication programmes aplenty but none by way of eliminating beggary. Thus, we get to hear of the declining numbers of people below the poverty line being claimed as poverty alleviation successes.