Tue, Apr 12, 2016, 08:33 AM
About 1.7 crore children are begging on streets in India. Begging is one of the oldest issue in India which was not resolved till date. Beggars are not enrolled on official documents. A citizen can donate few rupees for beggars so that they can eat a meal with happiness. Begging profession has become an industry in India. Unofficial records estimate beggars turnover is Rs 180 crore per annum. A survey has found beggars are spending 40 per cent of Rs 180 crore for drinking, smoking and on other bad habits.