He has been the re cipient of several National and International awards including Right Livelihood Award Alternative Nobel Prize for his outstanding work. Bandhua Mukti Morcha is a body registered under the Societies Act, A large number of them have been rehabilitated. Slavery in various forms existed in India since past many centuries.
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Actions Shares. Embeds 0 No embeds. No notes for slide. Bandhua mukti morcha 1. Justice P. Bhagwati 2. Justice R. Pathak 3. The mines belong to Shri S. Sharma in Faridbad disrtrict, Harayana. Their were large number of laborer from different states of the country and were working under inhuman and intolerable conditions. Most of them were bonded labourer. The laws related to welfare of the labourer were not implemented.
Petitioner also stated the particulars of labourer and prayed that a writ be issued for the proper implementation of the various provisions of the social welfare laws such as mines act , contract labor act , etc.
The environment in the stone quarries was full of dust and it was difficult for anyone to breathe. Some of the workers were not allowed to leave the stone quarries. There was no facility for providing drinking water to the workmen.
The laborer do not have propershelter, they were living in Jhuggies made of piled stones and straws. There was no proper compensation given to the labourer who was injured in an accident while working. There was no medical facilities or schooling available to their children. Issues Involved 1. Whether writ petition filed under art 32 of the constitution is valid in nature or not?
Whether any fundamental right of the worker was actually violated or not? Whether Supreme Court is empowered to appoint any commission or investigating bodyunder article 32 of the constitution or not?
Whether the workmen mentioned in the present case are bonded labor or not? Whether workmen in the present case entitled to relief under various social welfare and labor legislations or not?
JUDGEMENT The court find the petition true and they agree that their was bonded laborer in the stone quarries and also that all the other facts stated in the report and petition.
Keeping a drum of water upon the stone crusher machine which continuously sprays water upon it. To find out that how many labourers wants to leave the district, to ensure the proper wages to workers and to ensure that all the directions given by the court are fulfilled or not.
The court held that when in matters of public interests, when the oppressed parties are unable to afford legal aid, procedural flexibility shall be permitted.
Legal Principals The laws involved in the case are as follows: 1. Bonded Labour System Act, 2. Mines Rules 3. Mines Vocational Training Rukes 4. Maternity Benefit Act 5. Article 32 of the Indian Constitution New guidelines laid down in this case was that not only the alleged personfor his right can file a case but also by other with the bonafide intention as to protect the 7.
As treating mere a letter as writ was correct as to immediately act upon the problem. As they are already sacrificing to survive in this world and then to afford the extra load of paying the legal fees was not possible for them.
Also the direction to the concerncentral officers to take round once in a week and to the inspector to take a round daily every night as to check the situation of labour in the mines or stone quarries was correct as per law or not. Also the making of separate committee under central labour ministry as to check the implementation of central laws related to labourers such as Mines Act, Vocational Training Act and so on.
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Bandhua Mukti Morcha
Bandhua Mukti Morcha v. Union of India and Others
This writ petition was filed by Bandhua Mukti Morcha Petitioner under Article 32 of the Constitution by way of public interest litigation PIL seeking directives of the Government to take steps to stop employment of children in Carpet Industry in the State of Uttar Pradesh. Subsequently appoint a Committee to investigate into their conditions of employment; and to issue such welfare directives as are appropriate for total prohibition on employment of children below 14 years and directing the respondent to give them facilities like education, health, sanitation, nutritious food,etc. The main contention of the petitioner-group is that employment of the children in any industry or in a hazardous industry, is violation of Article 24 of the Constitution and derogatory to the mandates contained in Article 39 e and f of the Constitution. Following the filing of the PIL, the Supreme Court appointed Prem Bhai and others to visit factories manufacturing carpets and to submit their findings as to whether any number of children below the age of 14 years are working in the carpet industry etc. The Commissioner submitted his preliminary report. Subsequently, the report was submitted on August 1, Document :
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