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Denial Of Due Wages By Way Of Non-Payment/Deferred Payment Infringes Upon The Cherished Right Of A Workman U/Art. 21 of the Constitution: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court has held that financial difficulties faced by employers can be no ground for non-payment of due wages to workers. Court noted that Payment of due wages is a fundamental right of a worker under Article 21 of the Constitution of India.Division bench of Justice Ujjal Bhuyan and Justice NR Borkar was hearing a writ petition filed by Hind Kamgar Sanghatana through its President Shantaram Kadam for non-payment of wages since December last year.