“The minimum age for marriage will remain at 18 for girls. The government is sincerely trying to put a stop to this menace which seems to be the major barrier in women’s empowerment,” said Meher Afroze Chumki, the state minister for women and children’s affairs. She also said child marriage could not be stopped by any law if the main reasons behind it were not identified. The event was covered by nine television stations.
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