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On May Day, Arvind Kejrival, Chief Minister, Delhi has declared that those contractors/employers who are denying minimum wage to the contract workers will be punished with jail term. The present punishment will made stringent with more period of jail term. He also stated that it will be strictly implemented. He stated that so far no employer was jailed for violating the minimum wage, but in future it will not be the case.

We appreciate the statement of the Chief Minister. But it should be followed by action.