Karnataka High Court terms manual scavenging as "most inhuman", issues directions for implementation of Manual Scavengers Act, 2013
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Karnataka High Court terms manual scavenging as "most inhuman", issues directions for implementation of Manual Scavengers Act, 2013

The Court held that if any citizen is forced to do manual scavenging, it would be a gross violation of his/her fundamental right conferred under Article 21 of the Constitution of India.

Terming manual scavenging as a "most inhuman" practice, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday issued a slew of directions to ensure the proper implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 (Manual Scavengers Act).

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