Street Vendors in Mohali forced to sell items roadside

Mohali: In the absence of vending zones, street vendors in Mohali are left with no other option, to sell their products on roadside, even after passing of many years, street vendors are still waiting for vending zones in Mohali.
None of the vending zones have been set up in the Mohali by the MC yet. In the absence of the vending zones, vendors as well as the residents face a lot of harassment.
It is pertinent to mention here that the carts are often removed by the staff of Mohali Municipal Corporation, but it has failed to set up the vending zones for Street vendors.
As per the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014, the MC is supposed to ensure the provision of vending zones for the vendors.

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