Ram P Yadadv (Secy. IFWJ) : We express our thanks to the Government of Madhya Pradesh for appointing the Additional Commissioner, Indore, Prabhat Dubey as the Labour Inspector to find out the status of the implementation of the Majithia Award by the newspapers of Madhya Pradesh.
This appointment has been made in compliance with the order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in ‘Contempt Petition (C) No. 411/2014’. The IFWJ Secretary General and the Supreme Court Advocate Parmanand Pandey has filed this petition.
We also congratulate our M.P. Unit under the leadership of Salman Khan for relentlessly pursuing the case for the appointment of the Labour Inspector under Section 17 (B) of the Working Journalists Act. Our M.P. Unit made many representations to the Government including to the Labour Minister of Madhya Pradesh, the Chief Secretary of the State and to the Labour Commissioner. The copy of the order of the Principle Secretary Labour to the Government of Madhya Pradesh, M.K. Varshaney is being attached.