Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

Woman entitled to maternity leave even after birth of child: Allahabad High Court

The Court was of the view that child birth has to be construed in context of employment as a natural incident of life, and the provisions of the Maternity Benefit Act are required to be construed in that perspective.

The Allahabad High recently held that the provisions of the Maternity Benefit Act 1961 (Act) permit maternity benefit to a woman even after the birth of child [Saroj Kumari v. State of Uttar Pradesh and Others].

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