Cheques and Balances
By Maxwell Rowley
Whether you’re in a tourist hotspot or local neighbourhood in Mumbai, street vendors are never far from sight. From fresh fruits and vegetables to newspapers and cigarettes, street food, flowers and electronics, vendors sell an array of products in almost every corner of the city.
Life for these men and women can be challenging, with long hours, poor conditions and a competitive marketplace. But for many, these are the least of their worries.