After President Trump made the announcement again in August that First Daughter Ivanka Trump would lead the U.S. delegation to India in November. One Indian metropolis is preparing for her go to in a peculiar means.
A metropolis in southern India has banned begging for 2 months forward of a go to by Ivanka Trump.
Police in Hyderabad made the announcement this week, forward of the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit which begins Nov. 28 and might be attended by Trump’s daughter and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Hyderabad Police Commissioner M. Mahendar Reddy mentioned begging was inflicting a nuisance, affecting public order and was a hazard to visitors and pedestrians.
Begging in public is banned till Jan. 7. Authorities plan to ship round 6,000 beggars to shelters or for rehab. People who defy the ban may be fined or jailed.
President Trump tweeted about his daughter’s upcoming journey in August, saying: “.@IvankaTrump will lead the U.S. delegation to India this fall, supporting women’s entrepreneurship globally.#GES2017@narendramodi”
A senior police officer instructed AFP the ban was not linked to the presidential adviser’s go to.
Indian educational and human rights activist Madhu Purnima Kishwar instructed AFP that the begging ban was “cruel” as a result of it “criminalizes poverty.”
“Did they count on them (VIPs) to take a stroll and speak to the beggars on the road?” she added.
A consultant for Ivanka Trump wasn’t instantly obtainable for remark.
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