Minor girl married to 23-year-old in Telangana; local politician is booked! - NDTv
Thu, Jun 04, 2020, 12:04 PM
A 16-year-old minor girl in Telangana was married to a 23-year-old construction worker on June 1st; the day also happens to be International children's day. NDTV media has also presented a video of the marriage showing the violation of the social distancing norms.
It is alleged that a local politician is also involved in favour of the marriage. A case has been filed against the priest, the family members of groom and bride, and those encouraging the marriage.
The child rights activists have also demanded a penal action against the priest, the bride and groom's parents, and the groom.