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Short Paragraph on A Street Beggar

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Question: Write a paragraph on ‘A Street Beggar‘ by answering the following question:

  1. Who is a street beggar?
  2. Where does he live?
  3. Where does he beg?
  4. How is his life?

Answer: A street beggar is he who sits or stands beside the street and asks for alms. He is a very poor man and he lives on charity. A street beggar usually wears dirty and torn clothes and he has a bowl in his hand. He receives alms in this bowl. A street beggar generally lives on the pavement of a street, building, market, educational institution or in a slum. If anyone gives alms to a beggar, he becomes happy and prays to God for him. A street beggar leads a miserable life and sometimes he is bound to fast because he can’t earn his living.


A Street Beggar


  1. Who is a street beggar?
  2. What does he wear?
  3. How does he approach the passers-by?
  4. How much does he earn?
  5. What is your opinion about begging as a profession?

Answer: a beggar who begs to stand by a street is called a street beggar. He is usually found in busy towns and cities. How often wears torn, dirty and patched clothes. A street beggar may be lame, blind or dumb. He usually carries a vessel in his hands. He tries to draw the attention of the passers-by uttering painful words. He usually recites from the holy Qur’an and tries to stir the religious sentiments of the passer-by. Many passers-by feel pity and sympathy for him and give him coins. He receives the coins with a grateful heart and wishes a peaceful life for him. The income of a street beggar is not enough for him to keep body and soul together. A street beggar is a social parasite. He gives nothing to society but brings a slur on the nation. The removal of the beggary from society is the crying need of the day.

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