Delhi High Court seeks response from government on PIL against laws permitting manual scavenging under guise of protective gear

The petitioner said that the law makes manual scavenging legitimate in the eyes of law by creating an artificial classification between the manual scavengers on the basis of protective gears.
Manual Scavenging
Manual Scavenging

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Central government on a public interest litigation (PIL) petition challenging the Constitutional validity of laws which allow manual scavenging and cleaning of sewer and septic tanks either manually or with protective devices [Kallu v Union of India & Anr].

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