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Child Labour Raid Conducted at Kalaburagi Back
A child labor raid was conducted in collaboration with CHILDLINE Kalaburagi, Vishwaseva Mission, National Child Labor Project (NCLP), at Kalaburagi on February 6, 2015. The raid was planned as per the information obtained in a recent Child Labor Survey conducted by Vishwaseva Mission, Kalaburagi. The raid was conducted in Rajapur, Shahabad Main Road and Shakthi Nagar Areas in the city limit. The main focus of the raid was brick kilns and petty shops.

The officials and staff faced resistance from the brick kiln owners and shop keepers. Though fifteen children were spotted working in the areas, the parents, other workers and people of the locality aided the escape of majority of the children. One boy was rescued from the brick kiln and was enrolled at the child labor school of Vishwaseva Mission at Pragathi Colony, Kalaburagi.

CHILDLINE team members, police personnel from University Police Station and another official from the ESI Hospital were part of the rescue team. The rescue operation-cum awareness programme is to be continued in various vulnerable areas of the city in coming days.


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