`Strit vigil against child labour and begging`
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Last Updated: Thursday, December 30, 2010, 14:34
  
Thiruvanathapuram: Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan today told assembly that police have been asked to put up strict vigil against child labour practice and children being used for begging purpose.

Sixtyone children mainly from neighbouring states were rescued from the clutches of middlemen in the past two years and eleven cases registered, Balakrishnan said while replying to a submission on child labour in the state.

Taking up the issue, K B Ganeshkumar (KC-B) said children from neighbouring states were engaged in child labour by hotels in the state and they were also subjected to sexual harassement.

Ganeshkumar sought the intervetion of government to rescue these children and rehabilitate them.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, December 30, 2010, 14:34


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