Proper implementation of laws stressed to prevent early marriage

Manikganj, Speakers at a programme today underscored the need for proper implementation of the existing laws to prevent child marriage in the society as Bangladesh has the highest percentage of child marriage among Asian countries.

They came up with the observation in a view exchanging meeting of marriage

registers of the district on child marriage prevention held at the conference

room of Deputy Commissioner.

SM Ferdous, deputy commissioner of Manikganj, presided over the function

titled 'Prevention of Child Marriage and Awareness among the People.

Mustak Ahmed, district register and other marriage registers Nur Muhammad

Jahangir, Maulana Fazlur Rahman and Md Al Amin were present on the occasion.

Kamal Hossain Khan, subregister of Manikganj Sadar, Gobinda Saha, sub

register of Ghior upazila and Lokman Hosain, subregister of Singair upazila,

among others, spoke on the occasion.

Mentioning that the child marriage is a curse in the society, Deputy

Commissioner SM Ferdous urged the marriage registers and authorities

concerned to be careful while registering a marriage so that none can violate

the laws.

He said, Necessary action will be taken against anyone who violet the


Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)