Category : Court Cases
Subjects : Child labour
Author : Supreme Court of India
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.