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4 March-2017

Once again with the collaborative efforts of Childline Services and the Administrative department of Purulia, marriages of an underage boy and girl residing in Jambaid and Harjora respectively, have been prevented successfully on 3rd March, 2017. Deben, a 17 year old adolescent of Jambaid High School was to be married to an underage girl of Kurpari village under Barabazar police station, Purulia. Dipankar Sarkar and Monojit Sen of Childline Services was accompanied by Shekhar mitra  (OC, Kenda Police Station) to Deben’s residence where the family had to submit a signed agreement according to which Child Marriage is a crime against Law.

Similar steps were taken by the members of the childline services in the case of an 11th grade female student belonging to Harjora village.