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As per news agency ANI, in Madhya Pradesh, children are forced to clime down an almost dried up well to fetch a pail of water.Apr 09, 2016, 20:18 PM IST
Haryana govt directed officers to ensure strict compliance of the instructions regarding safety measures while digging of borewells.Jul 02, 2012, 23:07 PM IST
Following an order of the
Punjab and Haryana High Court, authorities have sealed
and dismantled about 249 borewells which were found to be
either operating illegally or using underground water for
The Supreme Court today said
owners of the land will have to seek permission of statutory
authorities in advance for constructing or abandoning the
bore wells which often become death pits for children.
state governments and union territories that failure to comply
with its orders on taking preventive measures like capping of
abandoned borewells, which have been death pits for children,
will invite stern action.
The Supreme Court Friday directed
the Centre and states to ensure capping of borewells, which in
recent years have become death traps for a number of children.
The Supreme Court on Friday asked all states to cap all discarded borewells in their territories and to properly fence all working wells to prevent small children falling into them.Nov 27, 2009, 18:08 PM IST