P.N Bhagwati, J.— The petitioner is an organisation dedicated to the cause of release of bonded labourers in the country. The system of bonded labour has. Bandhua Mukti Morcha (BMM) or Bonded Labour Liberation Front (BLLF) is a non-governmental organisation in India working to end bonded labour. Based in New Delhi, it was founded in by Swami Agnivesh who continues as its chairman. Bonded labour was legally abolished in India in but remains prevalent, in India is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. v · t · e. Bandhua Mukti Morcha of India, (3) SCC (Para 4) 2. S.P. Gupta v. Union of India, (2) SCR (Para 3). JUDGEMENT: O R D E R 1.

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His report gave the ultimate indication that the enforcement of the Acts covered by the first part of his report had not been adequate.

In its judgment, the Court required that periodic reports of progress regarding the implementation of the decision be submitted to the Registry of the Court.

Apart from these, he also found that the jhuggis were very small, unhygienic and did not constitute reasonable accommodation for human use. After evolving the principles, a copy thereof is directed to be forwarded to the Registry of this Court.

Health care of workmen and members of their families and education bahdhua the children as also the adults in such exclusive locality should be of the employer.

The State babdhua Haryana must come forward to play its role in a better way. Arguments Advanced On behalf of Respondents: We respectfully agree with them and reiterate bandhia need for their speedy implementation. Sub-section 2 of Section 8. The contractors working under the Haryana Minerals Ltd. As the report indicates, he adopted the method of interviews, observations, representations, holding of formal and informal meetings, reference to documents and other available literature as the basis for collection of information.

Supreme Court Of India12 Mar The Supreme Court appointed Mr. To give particulars of workers who want to leave to District Magistrate, Faridabad who will then make necessary arrangements for releasing them and provide for their transportation back to their homes.


Bandhua Mukti Morcha – Wikipedia

However, in the Judges Appointment and Transfer Case [3] the Supreme Court took the view that where a person or class of persons to whom legal injury is caused by reason of violation of a fundamental right is unable to approach the court for judicial redress on account of poverty or disability or socially or economically disadvantaged position, any member of the public acting bona fide can move the Court under Article 32 or Article of the Constitution, so that the fundamental rights become meaningful not only for the rich and the resourceful but also for the masses who are living a life of destitution, lack of awareness and resources.

Union Of India And Others. Children are the greatest gift to bndhua. Post this matter after three months.

Several questions were raised before the Court apart from merit of the dispute; the important ones being i whether an application under Art.

Articles 39 e and f and 45 of the Constitution. Section 3 1 b enacts that the provisions of the Mines Act, Childhood holds the potential and also sets the limit to the future development of the society.

Article 24 of the Constitution prohibits employment of the child below the age of 14 years in any factory or mine or in any other hazardous employment, but it is a hard reality that due to poverty the child is driven to be employed in a factory, mine or hazardous employment.

It is this elevated society that everyone must look forward to. It promotes understanding, tolerance and friendship among people. Article 28 provides thus:. In the absence of such a confining provision, it is plain that a petitioner maybe anyone in whom the law recognizes a standing to maintain an action of such nature. Grave danger is inherent in a practise where a mere letter is entertained as a petition from a person whose antecedents and status are unknown.

The whole atmosphere in the alleged stone quarries was full of dust and it was difficult for anyone to breathe; Some of the workmen were not allowed to leave the stone quarries and were providing forced labour; There was no facility of providing clean drinking water; The labourers did not have proper houses, instead they were living in jhuggies made of piled stones and straw; No compensation was paid to labourers who were injured in accidents occurring in the course of their employment; There were no facility for medical treatment or schooling.


Hingorani, Advocates, for the Petitioner. We had called upon the State of Haryana to deposit Rs. As workers in stone quarries and crushers, they must remain uprooted, assetless, illiterate and oppressed — so that they may be easily replaced; so that the industry may continue to get its labour cheap.

There has been division of opinion as to whether it is the responsibility of the State Government or the employer in regard to providing educational facility to the children of the quarry workers. In the absence of constant goading, the exercise had become sporadic and even fell into disuse.

Bandhua Mukti Morcha versus Union of India AIR 1984 SC 802

If the pollution authority had been made to visit the area at repeated intervals pollution control could have been imposed. That is a feature which facilitates control. V Gopalakrishnan And Others… vs. Periodically, hold labour camps to educate such labourers with the help of the National Labour Institute. The Convention on the Rights of the Child which was ratified by the Government of India on recognises the rights of the child for full and harmonious development of his or her personality.

This writ petition under Article 32 of the Constitution has been filed by way of public interest litigation seeking issue of a writ of mandamus directing the Government to take steps to stop employment of children in Carpet Industry in the State of Uttar Pradesh; to 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 respondents to give them facilities like education, health, sanitation, nutritious food, etc.

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