Officials succeed in stopping child marriage

Mysuru, November 22:- The officials have succeeded in stopping a child marriage at Dasanuru village in Nanjangud taluk on Wednesday.

When the parents were all set to get their ‘minor’ daughter married off at Renuka Convention Hall in T Narasipur, the officials of Child Development Department and Mahila Santhvana Department on a tip off rushed to the venue and successfully stopped the child marriage. The officials convinced the girl’s parents by warning them that they would be punished as per law if they got their minor daughter married.

-(KS, NGB)

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