Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions
8) You are the Municipal Commissioner. A foreign celebrity, who happens to be the daughter of the US President, is on an unofficial trip to your city to participate in a women’s conference. The conference seeks to motivate women – poor or rich – across the world to enhance their entrepreneurship skills and participate more in businesses. You are asked by the Chief Minister to evacuate all hawkers, vendors and beggars – most of them are women – in and around the conference venue, especially on a busy road through which this lady celebrity will be passing through. You are a person who has come up in life through lots of struggles. The state is asking you to evacuate these street vendors and beggars permanently without any rehabilitation plan.
a) In this situation, what options you have? Evaluate their merits and demerits. Finally justify on valid grounds what course of action you would follow.
b) Examine the ethical issues and value conflicts that this case presents. (250 Words)