BAN MANUAL SCAVENGING: HC DIRECTS

The Madras High Court has directed the Centre and Tamilnadu State Government to implement the the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 with full swing. Manual Scavenging is a symbol of violation of Human Rights. It is also violation of Art. 21 of Indian Constitution also. The First Bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M. Sundar said “Section 7 of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 bars persons from engagement or employment for hazardous cleaning of sewers and septic tanks.”

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