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Mass Awareness Programmes At Sharana Basaveshwara Temple Back
CHILDLINE 1098, Don Bosco PYaR organized various types of awareness programmes such as Stall programmes, one to one awareness programmes, shop owners’ visit etc., at Sharana Basaveswara Temple, Kalaburagi during the temple fair from March 28 to April 08, 2016. The temple fair is an annual event that attracts thousands of pilgrims across religions.

Intense awareness programmes and rescue operations are planned in collaboration with the police department and other concerned stakeholders as several child related issues such as, trafficking, child beggary, missing children and child labor occur during the fair. The awareness programmes by CHILDLINE 1098 is meant to spread the word about the service and reach out to people. Over five thousand people were given awareness about CHILDLINE through the programme. Twenty six children who had slipped away from the parents and caretakers and gone missing on different days of the fair in the dense crowd were traced and handed over to the parents by CHILDLINE.