Tamil Nadu Law Minister voices the need to increase visibility on bonded labour

30 July 2019

“I will place a recommendation before the Chief Minister to declare 9th February as Anti Bonded Labour Day in Tamil Nadu.”

– Mr. C. Ve. Shanmugam, Minister for Law, Courts and Prisons, Mines and Minerals, Government of Tamil Nadu

This statement was made during the launch of India’s first Commentary on the Bonded Labour Act, in the presence of over 20 Madras High Court Judges, the British High Commission and NGOs on 30th July 2019.