Homemakers are on a higher pedestal than earning members in a family: Madras HC enhances accident compensation for homemaker

"Performing the job of the Homemaker is a toughest one. Homemakers are working without any time limits as they are working with love and affection, which can never be expected from an ordinary employee", the Court said.
Justice SM Subramaniam
Justice SM Subramaniam

In a unique ruling, the Madras High Court recently accorded an elevated status to the responsibilities of a woman as a homemaker while enhancing the compensation payable to a woman who suffered permanent disabilities following an accident in 2017 (Bhuvaneswari v. Mani and anr).

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