Bihar govt to punish those employing child labourers

The Bihar government would punish those employing children as child labourers, Labour Resources Awadhesh Narayan Singh said today.

Last Updated: Apr 30, 2010, 18:10 PM IST

Patna: The Bihar government would punish
those employing children as child labourers, Labour Resources
Awadhesh Narayan Singh said today.

"Children should play and go to school. They should
not be made to work as child labourers. The state government
will punish those employing children as child labourers,"
Singh told a programme organized by the Labour Resource
Department in collaboration with UNICEF.

He appealed to all the persons to take a pledge on
International Child Labour Elimination Day today that they
would not employ child labourers.

Representatives of a large number of NGOs and rescued
child labourers were participants.

-PTI