Govt employee marries under-age daughter, Police not acting on complaint...

My name is Dilip Narte. I am calling from Ilahi village Ghugri block in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh. In my village a 16 year daughter of Anganwdi worker got married on 23rd January. Villagers are against it and have reported to police and woman help line 07642-250022. But police is taking no action. Name of Groom is Dheeraj s/o Dayaram.We think a Govt employee marrying her underage daughter is a bad incident and is not good for future. Please help. For more Narte Ji is at 9407039698

Posted on: Feb 02, 2014. Tags: Dilip Narte

We're Adivasis, We speak Gondi, We'll celebrate Saila festival from 22nd...

Dilip Narte from Mandla in Madhya Pradesh is telling us about his village. He says there are around 1000 people in his village. This area has 84 villages.They are all adivasis and they speak in Gondi language. They grow Kodo and Kutki. They celebrate adivasi festivals Saila and Karma and sing and dance.This year Saila is starting from 22nd January.This will continue for a week. We sing Birha song at the time of marriage. This is our adivasi culture. DilipJi@9199615697

Posted on: Jan 17, 2014. Tags: Dilip Narte Gondi

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