34 bonded labors released, returned to homes:Dist Magistrate Budgam

The District Magistrate Budgam today informed that 34 bonded laborers at a brick kilns located at village Ichigam Budgam since 2012 were released and returned to their homes.

Speaking on this occasion, the District Magistrate said that directions and instructions envisaged in the NHRC and Apex Court directions and guidelines would be followed in letter and spirit.

He added that a message has been forwarded to all brick kiln owners to comply with the given directions as soon as possible through Assistant Labor Commission Budgam. Failing to comply with the orders the offender will be booked in terms of Section (2) of the bonded labor (Abolition Act, 1976), he added.

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