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FIGHTING A SOCIAL EVIL: Child Line officials and volunteers taking out an anti-child labour awareness rally in Salem on Wednesday.
FIGHTING A SOCIAL EVIL: Child Line officials and volunteers taking out an anti-child labour awareness rally in Salem on Wednesday.

Staff Reporter

SALEM: The Salem Child Line organised a rally to create awareness among people about the ill effects of child labour here on Wednesday.

Flagged off by Director of Don Bosco Anbu Illam Fr. Xavier at the Mulluvadi Gate, the rally passed through several important streets and roads in the city before concluding at the Old Bus Stand.

The Child Line officials and volunteers participated in the rallyand performed street plays and folk dances to create awareness among people.

The volunteers wearing masks and carrying placards raised slogans on the need for abolishing child labour.

The rally was organised as a part of the Child Line's campaign against child labour.

They said the child labourers could dial 1098 and officials would take steps to rescue them.

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