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Child marriage in Bihar: Expert backs Nitish line, says education works wonders

The UNFPA official presented data to show that the prevalence of child marriage was around 57% among out-of-school girls, while it dropped to 12% overall among girls having completed at least matriculation.

At Bankipur Girls High School in Patna. (HT FILE)
Updated on Sep 11, 2023 09:47 PM IST
By, Patna

3,000 men to be arrested in next 10 days for child marriage: Assam CM Sarma

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said 5,000 people were arrested for child marriage but this campaign was paused due to the G20 Summit

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma flags off mobile forensic laboratories at State Secretariat complex, in Guwahati, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023. (PTI Photo)(PTI08_31_2023_000145B) (PTI)
Updated on Sep 10, 2023 08:36 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

‘Government will bring strong law to end polygamy in state’: Assam CM Sarma

In his speech, the Assam Chief Minister announced that his government is committed to ending child marriage in the state by the year 2026.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma pays tribute to brave soldiers and martyrs on the occasion of 77th Independence Day in Guwahati, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023. (PTI Photo)
Published on Aug 15, 2023 01:43 PM IST

9,459 child deaths in tribal areas in a year

The report showed that despite spending crores of rupees on nutritious meals and other such schemes, 37,292 children died in the last four years in the 16 districts, including Nandurbar, Dule, Jalgaon, Nashik, Thane, Palghar, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Bhandara, Gondia, Nagpur, Amravati, Yavatmal, Raigad, Ahmednagar and Pune

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Updated on Jul 24, 2023 12:36 AM IST
BySaurabha Kulshreshtha

Review: The Bride by Harimohan Jha, translated by Lalit Kumar

The first translation of this classic Maithili novel about a child marriage provides an insight into the culture of Mithila in the colonial period

Shashi Kapoor and Asha Parekh in the Hindi film
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 11:01 PM IST
ByNeha Kirpal
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