Sat, Apr 16, 2016, 11:28 AM
Child marriages are rampant in Khammam Agency area. Even as the officials have recorded several such marriages, on an annual basis, the number is increasing by the day. Most of them are performed on the sly. The parents and elders of the tribes are quoting poverty and other age-old reasons for such acts. A representative of Tribal Welfare Agency has urged officials of departments concerned to take action against such activities, in order to curb them.