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DCPCR rescues child labour from Kashmiri Gate

October 20, 2019

first_imgNew Delhi: Torn clothes, pulling trolley by carrying more than ten heavy cartons described the life of the minor boy who was rescued from the menace of child labour on Wednesday.The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) said the kid was rescued from Kashmiri Gate area. Roop Sudesh Vimal, the DCPCR official, said the boy was rescued at 11 am, aged approximately 14-15 years from the arrival terminal number-8 of Kashmere Gate bus stand. Also Read – Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic items”At the time of rescue, he was carrying a loaded trolley from a godown of cold drink and water,” said Roop. According to DCPCR, as per the boy’s statement, he is the native of Jamui in Bihar. “He has been employed for this work for the last 6-7 months. His working hours was 11 am to 9 pm daily. He stays at the bus adda only,” said DCPCR official. Roop Sudesh Vimal said that the boy used to get Rs 300 per day for working 10 hours. “The boy continuously carried the trolley from godown to other places and distribute things to shops,” added DCPCR official. “We will be writing to concern authorities to make sure that the menace of child labours should be abolished from bus stands,” said Vimal.last_img

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