ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Child Labour: Being Politically Correct

Being Politically Correct Effective from October 10 this year, the government has prohibited the employment of child labour as domestic servants or as workers at dhabas (roadside eateries), teashops, restaurants, hotels, motels, resorts, spas and other recreational centres under the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 (CLPRA). Following an expose involving a senior Indian diplomat in Europe a few years back, government employees had already been prohibited from employing children as domestic servants. Now, as then, child labour is being frowned upon by officialdom in an effort to appear politically correct. The question that however arises is: Will this measure

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