Delhi High Court
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As there was no monitoring or remedial mechanism available to address the legitimate grievances and prayers for being compensated for work related injuries sustained by a convict-inmate while serving sentence, the Delhi High Court laid down certain guidelines that would be applicable only in the case of amputation, or any other life-threatening injury, arising out of work-related injury, sustained by the convict.

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court said that, while dealing with the issue involved in this public interest litigation, the following words of the South African anti-apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela resonate in their mind – “No one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones”.

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by Devika Sharma†