Odisha child marriage

Odisha wedding drama: Bride on the run and groom's run-in with law

After his would-be bride eloped with her boyfriend with the marriage procession only 50 metre away from her house, a 26-year-old youth was in for a bigger surprise.

published on : 18th February 2021

Government incentive for anti-child marriage crusaders

The State government last year had launched a Strategy Action Plan to end the practice in all the districts.

published on : 12th January 2021

Child marriage attempt foiled in Odisha's Khurda

While the minor girl belongs to Dimiripatna village under Nayagarh, the 25-year-old youth hails from Lokeswarpur village in Khurda district.

published on : 29th October 2020

Pandemic triggers child marriage trend, 180 bids foiled since lockdown in Odisha

Covid 19 has provided a perfect breeding ground for the social evil to flourish in remote villages, they said.

published on : 6th August 2020

Odisha sets 2030 target to end child marriage

Sujata Karthikeyan, Commissioner Mission Shakti, discussed how the strong network of 6 lakh women SHGs can be roped in for social changes towards addressing child marriage.

published on : 4th July 2020