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Man accused of selling tea on train without license, magistrate pens poem on case

A man was accused of selling tea on the train without a license was produced in front of the Railway Magistrate who got moved by the case and penned a poem. He was charged under Section 144 of the Railways Act which leads to 1-year imprisonment and Rs 2000. With emotions, he writes "In a rich India of poor people, being poor was his crime, the ‘Welfare State’ naturally decided that he should serve his jail time.”