Beggary is a symptom of social disorganization and the widespread custom of alms-giving by individuals and institutions by which the disability, helplessness or social inadequacy of the beggars has been sought to be mitigated in india. According to a survey,there are around 73 lakh beggars across indiabeggary is an equally important social issue which needs to be taken care of and shouldn't be ignoredwe as a part of society have social responsibility towards it. In a survey conducted by the department of social welfare of delhi university, it was found that about 9 to 10 percent of the beggar were educated till the primary level, 5 percent till the secondary level, and that six graduates and four post-graduates had resorted to beggary due to lack of employment opportunities. Beggars don‟t face any problem during begging by public and police a survey of social development centre of mumbai (2004) displays, majority of the beggars see it as a profitable and viable profession although it is not.
Beggary, the easiest work for the poor people, to just become beggar and then their children also do what their parents do and become beggar nowadays as we can see it's not just the case of poor people who become beggar, the one who are healthy and also have good wealth also are beggars. Begging is a problem for society in as much as a large number of beggars means non utilization of available human resources and drag upon the existing resources of the society according to a recent survey by delhi school of social work there has been a phenomenal increase in the numbers of beggars in india. Chandigarh: the chandigarh commissions for protection of child rights inaugurated a second internship program for students of punjab university and other institutes on child beggars the students.
Begging is a problem for society in as much as a large number of beggars means non utilization of available human resources and drag upon the existing resources of the society according to a recent. Beggars' badges were badges and other identifying insignia worn by beggars beginning in the early fifteenth century in great britain and ireland they served two purposes to identify individual beggars, and to allow beggars to move freely from place to place. Begging as a means of livelihood 187 the driving dynamic force behind the beggary problem today is the widen-ing gap between the cost of basic needs and the resources available.
Begging beggars get money in developed countries by performing their arts and skills but in india they are pointed out that beggary is a the urban survey. The begging activity is the human degradation to the lowest extent, and a menace to the healthy society most of beggars are the result of economic deprivation [show full abstract. Bombay prevention of begging act in 1959 made begging a crime, and extended to other states including delhi current situation in india: in india, by official statistics, roughly 60000 children (the real number is estimated to be much higher) disappear every year and an estimated 300000 child beggars in india.
According to research, beggary is an organized crime in pakistan and according to contemporary estimates, there are somewhere between two and twenty-five million beggars in pakistan there are number of causes of begging which indulged people to beg. The total beggars, about two third beggars were in rural areas while one-third in urban areas the matter of begging is not the ignorable issue of the society, but in fact, the begging has become. According to the recent surveys, there are nearly 14,51,000 beggars in indiacomparing to last decade this number has gone up by 1 lakh in mumbai alone there are nearly 3,00,000 beggarsand in our capital city delhi there are nearly 60000 beggars.
Although begging is very common in the less developed countries, yet in case of pakistan, it is free, having no restriction it has turned into a profession and is not only for the poor, disabled, invalidated and injured people, but is owned as a choice by many who believe that begging is a thriving business. There are approximately 50,000-60,000 beggars on the streets of delhi, and about a lakh in the ncr region, although no official survey on the same has been conducted many of them are from scheduled caste communities or nomadic tribes, who leave their villages in search of a livelihood, but start begging once they are unable to find a job. Prisons dept provides shelter to 127 beggars in hyderabad v k singh, director general of prisons and correctional services, said that tackling the problem of begging in the city is a result of co-ordination between prisons department, ghmc and police.