The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA) to identify homeless and destitute children who are forced to sell products at traffic signals in the city..A Division Bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Vishwajith Shetty passed this direction after it noted inaction on the part of the State government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in coming up with a scheme for identification of these children..The Bench remarked,"The State has not done anything, the BBMP has not done anything. If you cannot conduct the survey, we will ask Karnataka State Legal Services Authority to do it.".The Court has also directed the State government and the BBMP to extend all possible cooperation to the KSLSA in conducting the survey..In the previous hearing, the Bench had directed the State and the BBMP to submit a report after collecting data on children engaging in selling toys as well as begging in the city..The Court passed these directions while hearing a plea a PIL by NGO Letzkit Foundation, seeking the prohibition of children from selling products at traffic junctions in Bengaluru..The petitioner was represented by Advocate Puthige Ramesh. .Children being forced to beg/sell things is violation of Article 21A: Karnataka HC asks State for scheme on identification of destitute children .During the last hearing, the Bench observed, ."This is a serious issue as children are forced to do begging or sell things, they are deprived of their fundamental right guaranteed under Article 21A. If their circumstances are forcing them to do so, then it is a violation of their fundamental right guaranteed under Article 21.".The matter will be next heard on December 22.