Unpaid for fifteen years: Supreme Court directs four states to pay ₹127 crores to tea workersApril 4 2018
The Supreme Court today directed the States of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal to make an interim payment of approximately ₹127 crores to tea garden workers whose legal dues have remained unpaid for a period of fifteen years.
A Bench comprising Justices SA Bobde and L Nageswara Rao passed the order in a contempt petition filed by the International Union of Food Association and the Paschim Banga Khet Mazdoor Samity.
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