Child labourers rescued from New Delhi

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Malda, Mar 19 (UNI) In all, six child labourers from West Bengal were today rescued from New Delhi's Chilka company premises.

SDO (Sadar) Arunima Dey said the children, aged between 9-11 years, were from the state's Malda and North Dinajpur districts, from where they had been taken to New Delhi and made to work at the company's factory.

Delhi administration and NGO Bachpan Bachao jointly conducted the the rescue operation and contacted Malda DM Chittaranja Das, who in turn sent Malda Welfare Officer Pabitra Kumar Nandi and Labour Commissioner Officer Prasad Pawan Das to bring the children home.

The children are now being kept at Malda District Welfare Home in the district's Englishbazar area.

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