Labourers Working on Salal Hydro Project vs State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others
Published By : India Kanoon | Publish Date : 02 Mar, 1983
On the basis of a news item that migrant workmen employed in tho Salal Hydro Electric Project were being denied the benefits of various labour Iaws, the Peoples' Union for Democratic Rights addressed a letter to an Hon'ble Judge of the Court requesting that the same be treated as a writ Petition and justice be done to the workmen. The request was acceded to and in compliance with a direction made, the Labour Commissioner,Jammu, visited the site of the project, ascertained the position and submitted two reports which disclosed inter alia that the project was being carried out by the Government of India. The petition was heard on the basis of the reports made and tho affidavits in reply filed by the Union of India pursuant to the directions made in that behalf.
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