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Beggar at Railway Station Becomes Internet Sensation, Accepts Alms Through Digital Wallets

Beggar at Railway Station Becomes Internet Sensation, Accepts Alms Through Digital Wallets



The Digitization of Finance and Free Internet has helped one and all to become a part of the Digital India Campaign. The Indian users in Twitter were astonished when they saw a beggar accepting alms through digital payment services. The story comes from the small town of Bettiah in Bihar, where the person Raju Patel was seen on the platforms of Bettiah Railway Station with his unique idea. The Internet declared that he may be the first Digital Beggar of the Country. Mr Patel says that this was done to solve the problems of coin shortage in public. Most people carry a smartphone with at least one UPI or Digital Wallet Service, which is why he decided to accept money in this form.