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Footpath book market at Daryaganj in Delhi.(HT PHOTO)

About time we made space for street vendors in Delhi | Opinion

By Risha Chitlangia | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 09:26 PM IST
Street vendors across Delhi are facing the threat of eviction and losing their livelihood despite Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 being in place.
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A 30-member town vending committee (TVC) should have 12 vendors. Of the 27 TVCs, 11 have less than six vendors. In 24 TVCs, a few posts for women and SC vendors are vacant. In one of the two TVCs notified in Civil Lines, there are no vendors.(Picture for representation)
A 30-member town vending committee (TVC) should have 12 vendors. Of the 27 TVCs, 11 have less than six vendors. In 24 TVCs, a few posts for women and SC vendors are vacant. In one of the two TVCs notified in Civil Lines, there are no vendors.(Picture for representation)

Centre’s street vending law hits a hurdle in Delhi

By Risha Chitlangia | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2018 04:21 AM IST
Last week, the Delhi government had notified the formation of 27 town vending committees (TVCs) after it was pulled up by the Supreme Court. But a majority of these TVCs, elections for which were held on July 15, don’t have the requisite number of vendors as members.
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