Childline received an information by “1098” on 10.04.2017 regarding the child marriage case. Under the direction of Director Sudhir Sabat, Childline team visited the village & discussed with parents & neighbours of the victim. The girl child is a minor at the age of 15 years. She was going to marry on 12.04. 2017. After verification, the childline intimated the Dist Administration and other related departments regarding the marriage between uncle(Mamu) & nephew(Bhaniji).
On being informed, one team (representative from Bhagyalata Patro, i/c. CDPO office,Rangeilunda; Alok Jena, IIC,Police,Golanthar; Sarbeswar Mohapatro, Pranati Kaur, Kalan Kumar Singh of Childline, Brahmapur; Siba Prasad Rath of DCPO unit,CTP ) also visited Palur village & verified the victim’s school records. Now, the community has taken the responsibility to stop the marriage.