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Drive against Child Labour

  • Topics:

    Drive against Child Labour

  • Location:

    Chandigarh

  • Start Date:

    23 Aug 19 12:00 am

  • End Date:

    23 Aug 19 12:00 am

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Event Description

On August 23, 2019, with the raison d’etre to make the City Beautiful free from shackles of child-labour, Don Bosco Navjeevan Society under the Child Friendly City Initiative, in association with Chandigarh Beyopar Mandal and Market welfare Association, sector 36-D, organized the Child Labour Free drive. This initiative has its roots in the market in Sector 24 on June 12, 2019 (World Day Against Child Labour), and has successfully reached fruition with declaration of ward number 04 as child labour free zone. With same zeal, the endeavors of Don Bosco continued in the market of sector 36, by getting the pledge card signed by the market vendors, who promised not to employ any child below the age of 18 in their shops. Mrs. Sunita Dhawan, Councilor of ward number 04, Mr. Chanranjeev Singh, Nominated Councilor and Chairman of Chandigarh Viyapar Mandal, Mr. Anil Kumar Vohra, President of Chandigarh Viyapar Mandal, Mr. Sandeep Chadha, General Secretary of Chandigarh Viyapar Mandal, Mr. Rajan Mahajan, President of market in sector 24, Mr. Anuj Kumar Sehgal, President of market in sector 36, Mrs. Manjeet Kaur, Ex-rotary Club Shivalik, Mrs. Kamlesh Kaur, Childline 1098, Mr. Avtar Singh, ASI, as well as Mr. Lakvir Singh ASI of Anti Human Trafficking Unit graced the occasion with their presence.