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An old lady outside the temple gate...

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On any normal day, I would have ignored them on my way… but not on last Friday. It is not a rare scene especially in Bangalore, you come across beggar’s aging from kids to elderly person on every signals, temple outlets, bus stops or any crowded areas. Some beggars have found it as their profession. Perhaps that is why the generosity or sympathy factor towards these less-fortunate has come down. At times it makes us wonder whether they are genuinely unfortunate or just acting as if they are helpless. A perfect example for this would be the begger who normally comes towards you on the signal of Kundanhalli gate. When Signal turns red, this guy slowly strides towards you shaking/shivering almost every part of his body! When it turns green, he promptly moves away towards the divider – in split seconds he becomes absolutely stable from an highly unstable state! Normally, people think twice before giving a penny to anyone who looks physically fit. In my case, it is the same irrespective of…