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Friday, October 06, 2006

Child workers rescued from shops during joint raids in Tuticorin

The Tuticorin district focus greatly on the abolishment of the Child labour and conducts sevral raid throughout the city as well as the other places in the district to eradicate child labour.

Two child labourers were rescued here on Thursday during joint raids conducted by the officials of the National Child Labour Project and the Labour Department.

M. Nallaperumal, project director, NCLP, said that Sakthivel (13), son of Isakkimuthu, was rescued from a footwear shop situated at V.O.C. Market.

Balavinayagam (13), son of Madasamy, was found to have been employed at a fancy store.

Both the child workers will be enrolled in school soon, Mr. Nallaperumal said.

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