364 days to Christmas….

Christmas is over…spare a thought for those who sell knick-knacks like these cheap Santa caps, have so many of them left over…unsold, not putting even the meagre money in their pockets that they were hoping for.

Reliable, useful journalism needs your support.

Over 600 readers have donated over the years, to make articles like this one possible. We need your support to help Citizen Matters sustain and grow. Please do contribute today. Donate now


Street vendors are not like beggars; they are trying to make money honestly, and it is extremely hard at the bottom of the selling pyramid.

for reading Citizen Matters, of course. It would be fantastic to be able to thank you for supporting us as well. For 12 years we have strived to bring you trustworthy and useful information about our cities. Because informed citizens are crucial to make a better city. Support Citizen Matters today.


About Deepa Mohan 768 Articles
Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.