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Massive crowds at Baba ka Dhaba are mostly selfie-seekers, brands are fighting sponsorship war. But the 10-member family living in two-room slum house is not complaining.
Under Vikas Khanna's #FeedIndia initiative, satellite kitchens have been set-up along road sides and highways to help those heading home or stranded due to the Covid lockdown.
For now, street food and Indians are going to be in a long-distance relationship. But as India slowly unlocks, the country's 30 lakh street chefs have some good news.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced us to rethink city living but we can’t discount the street vendors’ ability to blunt some of the economic pain.
With Covid numbers rising in India, many people will continue to play it safe, which means a grim future for the street food business.
Non-essential business owners have taken up this less profitable livelihood to survive lockdown. But they fear a disrupted supply chain may affect resumption of businesses.
US-based researcher's survey of migrant workers in Lucknow finds that police repression induces new forms of solidarities rooted in shared experiences.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said Act will legitimise vendors and hawkers in the capital, who play an important role in the country's economy.
Street vendors are micro-entrepreneurs with aspirations. But they continue to be evicted by cops and municipalities, while courts do little to help them.