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Karnataka reported 188 child marriages in just 10 months this year



Upwards of 188 kid relationships occurred in Karnataka among February and November 2020, remembering constrained relationships for both metropolitan and country territories. 



During a similar 10-month time frame 2,074 kid relationships were forestalled in Karnataka, information delivered by the state Department of Women and Child Development has uncovered. 


In the year 2020, Karnataka police recorded 108 FIRs identified with kid relationships, which expanded by 15 percent during the Covid lockdown period. This happened as a result of widespread occupation misfortunes because of the pandemic, the conclusion of schools, and monetary difficulties setting off nervousness about future, detailed India Today. 


The vast majority of the youngster marriage cases were accounted for from four regions of Karnataka - Hassan with 26 FIRs, trailed by Mandya with 25, Mysuru with 24, and Belagavi with 19. Just in the Udupi region, no youngster relationships were accounted for. 


In the locale of Ballari, 218 youngster relationships were forestalled, while 177 were halted in Mysuru and 131 in Belagavi. 


Close Ambika, a ladies' correct dissident, has said that youngster relationships have been accounted for in the metropolitan communities of the state additionally, including from a cosmopolitan city like Bengaluru. She said a few guardians actually accept that their girls should be offered by 18 - which, notwithstanding, is the base time of assent according to the Indian Penal Code.

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