more-news

Parents abandon three minor girls in Bihar

Patna, Dec 30 : Bihar Police Monday found three minor girls abandoned by their parents in a train and handed them over to an NGO.


"Three girls aged between three to seven were spotted travelling alone in Ganga-Sagar Express (train). On inquiring they told us that their parents have abandoned them," said railway official Pramod Singh at Begusarai district's Barauni station.

Seven-year-old Nandini, the eldest among the three, told police that her father's name is Rahul Raj, a resident of Patna.

Pramod Singh said the girls were handed over to the Patna-based NGO Prayas Bharti.

"We are looking after the three girls, who are well and healthy," a Prayas Bharti official said.

"It is an example of society's prejudiced mindset where girls are considered a burden and a curse," Kanchan Bala, a woman activist said.

An FIR has been lodged against the unidentified parents.

--IANS (Posted on 30-12-2013)

more-news headlines

Two arrested for robbing Haryana policemen

Man nabbed for sodomy attempt on minor in Delhi

'Netaji' went 'mulayam' on rapists, says Modi

Ramdev says Congress desperate to create controversies against BJP

Militants kill sarpanch after kidnapping him in Kashmir

BJP criticizes Ajit Pawar for threatening Maharashtra farmers with water stoppage

Samajwadi Party appeals to EC to keep ban on Amit Shah

People will protest as we have challenged some 'vested interests': Kejriwal

Country divided in name of secularism: Modi

'Examine probability of reformimg toddler's murderer'

EC notice to Mulayam for violating model code

Two men stabbed to death in Delhi

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top