Supreme Court awards compensation for sewer deaths since 19933 min read 28 Mar 2014, 12:24 AM IST
Three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam also criminalized entering sewer lines without safety gear
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday awarded a compensation of ₹ 10 lakh each for the families of all the manual scavengers who have died in sewerage work since 1993. It also criminalized entering sewer lines without safety gear.
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