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Schemes, loans & evictions — how Mumbai’s hawkers become political fodder before every election
A report by the Praja Foundation, an NGO working towards enabling accountable governance, said that in April 2022, “BJP in their manifesto had promised provision of all facilities to hawkers and peddlers, NCP (Nationalist Congress Party) promised specific Hawker zones will be made, INC (Indian National Congress) manifesto stated improvement in hawker licences.”