Street vendor count inflated: Councillors
Hindustan Times|October 16, 2021
The recently concluded survey of street vendors across Delhi has come under criticism from several municipal councillors of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation who claimed that the survey has inflated the number of street vendors under its jurisdiction.
Paras Singh

NEW DELHI:

The town vending committees have identified 71,347 street vendors in Delhi, out of which 27,819 were identified in the north corporation areas.

Ajay Sharma, standing committee member and AAP councillor from Mukundpur, alleged that vendors had been placed temporarily at some sites to count them in the survey. “More than 25 street vendors were placed opposite my office just for a few days and they were counted as legal street vendors. I had raised the matter with the zone officials but no action was taken. Large scale corruption is taking place through these surveys," he alleged.

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