About Bandhua Mukti Morcha
Bandhua Mukti Morcha ( Bonded Labour Liberation Front ) was founded in 1981 by Swami Agnivesh a highly evolved being, who threw away the glamour and comforts of a coveted Ministerial position in the government of Haryana and set out on the mission of waging a relentless war against the pernicious bonded labour system in India. He has been the re cipient of several National and International awards including Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Prize) 2004 for his outstanding work.
Bandhua Mukti Morcha is a body registered under the Societies Act, 1860. It is also registered with Ministry of Home Affairs under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. Since its inception, BMM has dedicated its activities to the identification, release and rehabilitation of bonded labourers who lead a hellish life of bondage, slavery and debt. Till date the Organization has secured release of over 1,76000 bonded labourers in the country of which 26,000 are children. A large number of them have been rehabilitated.
Slavery in various forms existed in India since past many…Read More