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Task force to check child marriages in Odisha's Koraput district

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 8:05 PM

A task force has been constituted in Odisha's Koraput district to check the practice of child marriage, common among the tribal communities in the region, a senior official said. Against a state average of 21.3 per cent and a national average of 26.8 per cent, the annual rate of child marriage in the district is 34.7 per cent.