India | Court decriminalizes begging – says being poor not a crime

Court decriminalizes begging – says being poor not a crime

A Delhi court said criminalizing poverty was a gross violation of the most basic human rights and had no place under a democratic constitution

August 10, 2018 12:50 PM (UTC+8)
A woman begs on the side of a road in Hyderabad city. AFP
A woman begs on the side of a road in Hyderabad city. AFP
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