File undertakings that no manual scavenging will be permitted: Madras High Court to local authorities

The High Court also said that heads of municipal bodies and commissioners of corporations would be held personally liable if any manual scavenging activity is found to have taken place within their jurisdiction.
Manual Scavenging, Madras High Court
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The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed municipal body authorities and corporations across the State to make sure that no manual scavenging takes place within their jurisdictions and to file written undertakings to this effect (Safai Karamchari Andolan and Others v. Union of India and Others).

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