Satrughana Tandi has delayed his annual migration routine to work in a brick kiln in Telangana by a fortnight and so has his wife Sukanti.
R Vinodhkumar of Krishnapuram colony said his mother R Nagalakshmi (39) had gone to Abu Dhabi for housemaid work on October 12 through agents.
Free from shackles of slavery, T Kuppammal now helps rescue and rehabilitate bonded labourers
Once, the boys thought they had that saviour when one of Arumugam’s friends from his village, P Murugan, got caught in the same trap and was brought to Allahabad.
Sources in the village said that on Wednesday the boy along, with his parents, had gone to poach monitor lizard near Jagadevi forest.
A senior police official told TNIE that apart from constructing a house worth `60 lakh at Ottamavu, he recently made some investments in the real estate.
The ten persons, hailing from Perunkaadu village near Marandahalli in Dharmapuri, had worked as bonded labourers in a brick kiln unit near Thalli in Krishnagiri for over a year.
An inquiry was conducted with ten people, including five children, and steps will be taken to issue a release certificate through the district administration.
The Trust worked tirelessly for 40 years, making efforts to uproot the bonded-labour system in India and provide free training on human rights.
Another accused had died due to illness a few years ago while the trial was still on at the Villupuram district Special Court for cases registered under SC/ST(POA) Act.
Written by Dalpat Chauhan, and translated by Hemang Ashwinkumar, Vultures is a powerful novel about the evils of caste patriarchy and bonded labour in rural India.
While her family moved there, she wasn’t sent to school as her grandparents advised her parents against it, saying “Teachers beat children in schools.”
We were not able to send our first two children to school as we were employed in a brick kiln. My next two children, a boy and a girl, are now studying in Class 10 and Class 9,” a beneficiary said.
The contractor had lured the labourers from Davangere, Harihara, Kalburgi, Shivamogga, Tiptur, Sira, Madhugiri, Chiknayakanahalli and Solapur (in Maharastra) promising jobs a couple of years ago
A Bench of Justices Paresh Upadhyay and R Vijayakumar adjourned the case to April 18 after issuing notice to the Labour Department and Virudhunagar Collector.
Ram Nath Thakur (JDU) asked the government to consider paying unemployment allowance to labourers who have lost their jobs due to the closure of factories recently.
A 20-year-old boy from Siliguri in West Bengal was rescued from Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh after he was found to be working as a bonded labourer for 14 months without any pay.