Women Vendors Toil Under Sun/Rain At Lamphel Market

(Left) Women vendors selling goods at the open market and the IMC run mobile toilet (right) IMPHAL, May 13: While women vendors, who have been evicted from the street corners of Khwairamband Keithel area, are seemingly satisfied on being provided the open space near Shankar Talkies to earn livelihood absence of basic amenities at the new site have been cited as the main impediment in the womenfolk...

Women Vendors Burning Midnight Oil To Eke Out A Living

Who says that business in Khwairamband Bazaar closes at 9 pm? No, one is not talking about the kiosks, manned by girlishly painted young women at Keishampat junction. Here one is talking about poorly dressed housewives, who are coming here to eke out a living by selling vegetables etc. in the ‘night market‘ of the city. At 12 o’clock, midnight the city comes to life with hundreds...