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Vadodara police rescued more than seventy beggars in two days under beggar free city campaign

In two days Vadodara police rescued more than 70 beggars from different parts of the city and send them to shelter homes.

Vadodara police rescued more than seventy beggars in two days under beggar free city campaign
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In two days Vadodara police rescued more than 70 beggars from different parts of the city and send them to shelter homes, beggar home, child care centres and Nari Sanrakshan Gruh. The drive is a part of beggar free city campaign started from Thursday by Minister of State for Women and Child Development Manisha Vakil.

A committee is formed consist of police department, Vadodara Mahanagar Seva Sadan, Social Welfare, ITI and others to work in coordination to make the city beggar free in 100 days. The mega drive started from Thursday as police teams rescued beggars including women and children from different areas and send them to shelter and beggar homes.

"22 teams are working in this campaign to make Vadodara a beggar free city and their rehabilitation. In two days our teams rescued more than 70 beggars from different areas and send them to shelter and beggar homes. Children and women are shifted to child care homes and Nari Sanrakshan Gruh. The expert team will counsel them along with skill based training to help them stand on their feet, " Said Amita Vanani ACP Traffic and Nodal officer of the committee.

A State wide beggar free campaign starts from Vadodara on Thursday which spreads to all the other metro cities of Gujarat. The aim is to make them empowered through skill based training and working on to make the city beggar free. The target is to make Vadodara a beggar free state in next 100 days.

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