Bicycle rally of Kanashri girls in Keshpur to prevent child marriage awareness

Sk Md Imran, Keshpur: In collaboration with Keshpur Development Block, Kalagram Gram Panchayat held a colorful bicycle rally from Chhutargeria FB High Madrasa to Kalagram SKS School on Wednesday. The state government is keen to prevent child marriage in the district. The ‘Kanyashree’ project has also been launched. Although many are not aware of this particular in remote area. Most parents think that if they marry their daughter, they will be free from liability. One of the reasons for child marriage is the perception of parents that getting married at a young age means ensuring security.

Child marriage has increased in the state since the lock-down. The Kalagram Gram Panchayat came forward to make the general public aware of this situation. The program was inaugurated by Additional District Magistrate (Development) of West Midnapore, Kempahanaiya.

Also present were Keshpur BDO Dipak Kumar Ghosh, Keshpur Panchayat Samiti President Panmoni Murmu, West Midnapore DCPO Sandeep Das, NIC Jayant Sinha, Keshpur Joint BDO Shri Prosenjit Nandi, Keshpur Police Station OC Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Social Welfare Officer Souradip Saha , Social Worker Uttamananda Tripathi, Shamseda Begum, w Badal Mandal, Kalagram gram panchayat Pradhan Uttam Sarkar along with Chutargeria FB High Madrasa headmaster, Kalagram SKS school and Other eminent personalities. Hundreds of girls participated in the bicycle rally. They highlight the harmful aspects of child marriage through various placards. At the same time, they took an oath not to have child marriage.