Street vendors thank Rahul for passage of bill

New Delhi, March 15: Street vendors from various areas of Delhi Saturday met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and thanked him for the passage of the street vendors bill in parliament, the party said.

According to a statement issued by Gandhi’s office, the street vendors expressed the hope that they will be free of the fear of losing their livelihood.

Gandhi told the vendors that the credit for passing the bill goes to party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

He also assured the vendors that their rights will be protected through the bill.

IANS