Deonar and Chembur. Usually begs near mosques and
Flexi. Picks the best time to be at a temple or a mosque.
A room at Cheetah Camp, where his mother and sister run a zari
workshop, employing 15 people.
Mother and sister..
Rs 1000 to 2000 .
Earnings increase mani-folds during
The Cheetah Camp room worth anything
between Rs 3 and 5 lakh. The zari workshop could be worth 10 lakh. The
family earns a steady income from the zari business and his mother has
tried every trick to get him to give up begging and join the family
He says managing the zari
workshop is too much
hardwork. 'I can't be bothered with all that. I
like to be left alone.. Also, I make a decent amount every day.