A Study on Legal Framework on the Protection of Street Vendor’s Right in India

  • Priya Ghosh
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  • Priya Ghosh

    LL.M. student at Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal, India.

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Since the ancient time our country witnessed the barter system that is the exchanging the goods, which ensured the healthy local sellers system. This type of underdeveloped economical system is the significance of evolution of Indian economy from that time to modern time. The journey of this history of street or small vendors or sellers was not even smooth at that time as well as not now. Street Vendors are mainly self-employed workers who sell goods, food, or anything on the roads. As market grows with the time, economy of the country glorifies but the small sellers or vendors with small amount of capital they cannot compete with the high value of markets. As per evolution of Indian economy from that time to modern time street vendors face many challenges as they could not effort a permanent shop, unable to complete a permanent workplace and set up. This article is going to explain through a review of various literatures is that the condition of street vendors in India, how they are treated, role of street vendors in Indian economy, how legal frameworks help to protect the rights of street vendors in India etc. Henceforth, the objective of this paper is to draw a picture on the condition of Indian street vendors and the legal framework which are responsible to protect them.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 4257 - 4262

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.117921

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