Child marriage: Minor girl writes letter to officials to rescue and provide education to her


Mysuru, August 19, 2021 ( Opposing the decision of child marriage by family members a minor girl has pleaded with the officials concerned to protect her and help her to get education.
The girl hailing from Hassan has pleaded with the Child Development Program Officer in Periyapatna, by writing a letter. In the letter, she has mentioned that she is an orphan and her caretakers had decided to marry her off. “I have passed in SSLC exams and I like to study further. Hence, I request you to protect me and help me to get further education,” her letter read.
The girl who has escaped from the house was staying at one of her friend’s house in Periyapatna in Mysuru District. She wrote a letter to the Child Development Program Officer in Periyapatna. The officials have sent her to the Bala Mandira, as of now.
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