BMC, traffic cops to make 540 roads hawker-free
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It aims to regularise illegal hawking by relocating hawkers to specific zones, providing licenses and establishing operational rules.
A Tata Institute of Social Sciences survey in 2005 had identified 3 lakh unlicensed hawkers in the city.
However, Congress MLA Krishna Hegde, who has been sympathetic to the vendors' cause, said the figure had risen to 5 lakh, creating a major concern for those displaced.
BMC figures peg the registered hawkers at 23,000 as registrations were discontinued two decades ago.
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