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Street Vendors in India get Legal Protection

Author : Sharit K. Bhowmik | 2016 |
Published By: Global Labour Column

India is perhaps the only country that has provided legal protection to street vendors for conducting their business. According to the act, between 2 and 2.5 % of the urban population is engaged in street vending. In metros like Mumbai and Delhi, street vendors number 250,000 in each. This paper presents a critical analysis of the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014.

URL : 20150507034109.pdf

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