Jharsuguda: On behalf of Childline Jharsuguda, it’s members celebrated International Girl Child Day
at Malimunda. Anganwadi workers also joined in the event. Childline member Tikeswari Patel hosted the event and the District Coordinator Ashish Kumar Panda explained the motive for the observation and importance of education and safety of girls. He also gave descriptive details regarding the law against child marriage. There was an oath-taking ceremony for the safety and security of girl children and a drawing competition also held regarding the safety of girls. Winners got awarded with prizes and certificates by the guests. Other childline members like Jyotsna Pradhan, Rajat Bihari Mishra and Kuldeep Patel also helped to manage the event.
The celebration was observed under the guidelines of COVID-19.