Existing State Anti Beggary Laws in India

The Central Government has requested State Governments and UT Administrations to effectively implements their existing laws or enact a new law in case such law is not in existence. As per available information, 20 States and 2 Union Territories have anti-beggary laws as shown in the table below.  Shelter homes/ institutions for beggars are functioning in Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Delhi.

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