Watch: Supreme Court guidelines to prevent borewell mishaps

October 29, 2019 06:21 pm | Updated 06:21 pm IST

It has been nearly 10 years since the Supreme Court took suo motu cognisance of a spate of incidents of children falling into abandoned borewells and issued guidelines  to prevent such incidents from recurring. Yet, the guidelines remain on paper.

On October 29, 2019 the body of two-year-old Sujith Wilson who fell into an abandoned borewell at Nadukattupatti near Manapparai on Friday evening, was recovered. Rescue operations lasted more than 80 hours.

Watch this video to know what the guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court.

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