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Increasing understanding of India's homeless

4 October 2013 Last updated at 03:07 BST

It is estimated that one in every 100 people in India's cities is homeless.

This week, hundreds of students and professionals across the country have joined them on the streets for one night to share their lives.

It is part of an initiative to get people to understand the challenges facing their fellow citizens.

The BBC's Divya Arya, joined them on the streets of the capital, Delhi.

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