The street kids one spots at every railway station and traffic signal wear the same look – gaunt, weather-beaten, with suffering writ large in their eyes as they go about begging for alms, oblivious to Life as it passes them by.
The first thought that comes to mind is, wonder where their family is! For the street is definitely not their home, neither the older beggars their family. Either having run away from home, or kidnapped and brought to the cities to beg by the beggar mafia, most of these children never meet their families, ever again.
Only some of them are fortunate enough to be rescued and reunited with their families. And, many a time, there is a good samaritan responsible for this unison. Like Railway Protection Force’s (RPF) sub-inspector, Ms. Rekha Mishra.
She is responsible for helping rescue and reunite more than 400 children from the railway stations with their families. And, this is her story.
Do read it here.
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