PM Modi was right about selling pakodas.

Pakodawalas rich or poor

Finally the mystery of pakoda vending is clear. Pakodawalas are rich people. PM Modi drew flak for it.

  • Roadside vending is tough. Scroll’s Daily Economics shows how vendors struggle to earn their living.
  • Some vendors are so rich, that they are hiding their wealth. Recently income tax officials raided pakodawalas and chaat walas.
    - It recovered INR 1.2 crore from a famous chaatwala in Punjab. 
    - A pakodawala in Ludhiana had to deposit INR 60 lakh as taxes after officials caught him.

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