A street hawker is a person who hawks good on the street. He is generally seen on the street of a city or a town, at the bus stand or at the railway station and at the steamer or launch ghat.  The things he generally sells are toys, bangles, ribbons, clothings, sweets, fruits, domestic articles and goods of our daily consumption like fish, vegetables etc. He moves from door to door. He usually carries his goods either in
hands or, on the head and sometimes in a small handcart. There are some street hawkers who sell their goods sitting on the footpath. A street hawker is a clever fellow. He knows how to attract the costumers to buy his things. He is very interested to sell his goods to the women and the children whom he can attract easily. When he passes along the streets, he makes a peculiar sound to attract the attention of the customers. A street hawker may be illiterate,he is clever and cunning enough to carry on his trade. He knows the art of attracting the buyers. He chooses the hour when the master on the male person is out of doors. He often deceives customers by selling low quality goods at a high price. By hawking things a good many people in our country earn their livelihood.