Delhi’s homeless shun shelters, stay on streets

Every winter, the dipping mercury exposes the vulnerability of those living on the streets in the Capital. Reports of homeless people dying are usually followed by the Delhi government swinging into action and announcing new initiatives, besides strengthening existing ones.

The same cycle is repeated during peak summer.

This year, a homeless man died even before peak winter set in. Last week, Manoj, a labourer at Azad Market, was bludgeoned to death by another homeless man after they allegedly got into a fight over space to sleep near the Iron Bridge in Kishanganj.......................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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