Roadside Vendors, Small Cart Owners Struggling For Survival In Lockdown | COVID-19


Our Community Correspondent Laxmi Garg interviewed roadside vendors and cart owners in Kathmai village who have lost their livelihood due to the lockdown in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Roadside vendors, who cater to the heavy vehicular traffic on highways, are earning less than half of what they used to. "The police doesn't let them take a stop here," said one of the vendors.

Another vendor, who sells fast food on carts said his business is mainly city side and he can't go there because of the lockdown.

The situation is especially worse for those who don't possess any government ID and hence are devoid of any government benefits like free ration during the lockdown.

Farmers battling Climate Change

/ August 12, 2022

The Community Correspondent (CC) Md. Shah Faisal went to Kishanganj District in Bihar state after an unseasonal and torrential rain in October 2021.

Youth empowers the local farmers through his youtube videos

/ August 11, 2022

The Community Correspondent (CC) Vinod Wankhede from Buldana, Maharashtra, in this video is speaking to Sanket Jaidev Wankhede, a final year Horticulture student who chose to become a youtuber in this lock down period. 

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.