Bonded labourers not bonded; are in a money-making racket: Justice Hemant Gupta of Supreme Court

"They come from backward areas. They take money and eat the money and then resign. This is a racket," the Court remarked.
Justice Hemant Gupta and Supreme Court
Justice Hemant Gupta and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that there is a racket running in the country in the pretext of bonded labour and such people are eating into money by taking advantage of "this bonded labour thing". (Swami Agnivesh vs Union of India)

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