Jharkhand Political Party Chief's Son Marries An 11-Year-Old Girl And Lands In Trouble
Jharkhand’s Political Party chief Tala Marandi has put himself and the party in an embarrassing situation after his son’s marriage. His son Munna Marandi was married to an 11-year-old girl. Jharkhand chief minister who was supposed to attend the marriage dropped out in the last minute to avoid any controversy. Now an FIR has been lodged against Munna Marandi for marrying the minor. The accused and his father have avoided questions over the issue and have refused to comment on the developments.
2.Jharkhand has the highest child marriage rates prevalent in India at 14.1 %.
3. Many states have incentivized families for delaying child marriages up to the age of 18.