Study of Street Markets of Jaipur – Phase – II
Flower Market, Choti Chopper

Location: Choti Chopper, Jaipur

Market in Existence: 25 Years

No of Vendors: 120 – 150

Total shop: 30

Business: Flower

Association: No but Mr. Madan Lal Saini is their leader (9928091395)

Major Findings:

  1. The street vendors here are vending on the footpath and on stalls for a very long time and do not have identity card or license.
  2. They purchase flowers from the Janta Market, Chandpole in whole sale and sale here in retail.
  3. 5 years ago the vendors were relocated at Rang Manch but their business was affected so they came back to this place.
  4. The authorities issue them Challans.
  5. The vendors are ready to relocate to some other convenient place where they could run their business.
  6. They have been going to meet authorities to raise their demand for permanent place.
  7. On 13 May 2008 there was serial bomb blast in Jaipur including the place and the vendors had lost business for long time.
  8. The fear of losing livelihood in case of eviction is the biggest hurdle for growth of their business.

Study done by: Ishu Goyal, Jain Vishva Bharati University, Ladnun on May 24, 2010