Child labor in Chennai

We were driving around Chennai on Independence Day (Aug 15). It was quite sad to see many kids selling flags at every other traffic signal. These kids were beautiful, smiling and full of energy. They deserve better things in life like education and security. Every day I believe kids like these are in plain view of our political leaders as they whizz by in their Mercs.

In Spencers Plaza, at the Sangeetha Restaurant, there was a boy, definitely below 14 (legal age for labor in Chennai) who was working at the table, cleaning things.

I hope this will change soon. What can we do to make it happen?

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