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
He said, Necessary action will be taken against anyone who violet the
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)