Recommendation to Commemorate Day to Uphold Dignity of Forced Labourers
“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, on 30th July 2019.