19 child labourers rescued from Bawana area
New Delhi: Nineteen child labourers,
including six girls, from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal
have been rescued from the national capital, a child rights
NGO said on Tuesday.
The children were involved in hazardous employment at
electrical units in Bawana industrial area in Delhi.
The operation, conducted by District Task Force along
with members of Labour Department and NGO Bachpan Bachao
Andolan, rescued the children belonging to the 8-16 year age
The children were working for more than 9 hours and
except for a few, none were living with their family. Most of
the children were brought to Delhi by middlemen who had also
given some advance to their parents, the NGO claimed.
Trafficked from villages of UP, Bihar and West Bengal,
many of the children were working without any wages to pay off
the advance given to their parents, it said.
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