Snapshot of the homeless in Ludhiana city: A reflection of urban poverty

Poverty is a multidimensional concept and cannot be defined unidimensionally. Poverty means non-fulfilment of the human right to a range of basic capabilities, e.g. nourishment, shelter, education, security, justice, earning a livelihood. One of the important components of the right to live with dignity and also a significant constituent of the right to equality is the right to adequate housing.