Summary of Shankar Balaji vs. State of Maharashtra 1962

  • Arushi Sonker
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  • Arushi Sonker

    Student at ICFAI Law School, Dehradun, India

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This article is the summary of the land mark case “Shankar Balaji vs State of Maharashtra 1962”. A landmark judgment clarifying the concept of agreement or contract of service between the appellant and defendant. The appellant is the owner and occupant of the plant that manufactures bidis, "Jay-Parkash Sudhir Private Ltd." For several days in 1957, Pandurang Trimbak Londhe, also known as Pandurang, rolled bidis in the Factory. The issues that needed to be resolved were whether Pandurang qualified as a worker under the Act's definition and whether he was eligible for leave earnings under section 80 of the Act.



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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 1623 - 1626


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