Tag: Child Marriage Foiled

Child marriage bid foiled in Mayurbhanj; UP youth detained

Mayurbhanj: A bid to marry off a 16-year-old girl at Radho village under Udala police limits in Mayurbhanj district was foiled due to prompt action by police. According to reports, the family members of the minor girl had fixed her marriage with one Pramod Kumar Singh of Uttar Pradesh today. Sources said the girl was […]

Child marriage foiled in Kabisuryanagar

Berhampur: An attempt to marry off a 16-year-old orphan girl by her guardian was foiled by the child rights activists and government officials in Kabisurya Nagar of Ganjam district on Tuesday. MM Nayak, CDPO-cum child marriage prohibition officer, said, “A team comprising a child welfare officer, child development project officer (CDPO), social activists and police […]