317 child marriages in Assam during 2017-18: Minister

Assam has witnessed a 10-fold rise in child marriages since 2015-16 with 317 instances recorded during 2017-18, said Social Welfare Minister Pramila Rani Brahma in the Assembly on Friday. Kamrup district with 59 such instances this year topped the list.PTI
Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/317-child-marriages-in-assam-during-2017-18-minister/article25076623.ece

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