UDALGURI: A meeting to create awareness among the common people on child adoption was held in the Udalguri Civil hospital premise recently.
Udalguri district child protection officer Gautam Saharia explained the purpose of child adoption and its impacts on society. Lipika Barman moderated the awareness meeting.
Senior advocate Jayanta Brahma apprised the gathering of the provisions of law on child adoption.
The awareness campaign was aimed at easing out the present situation of vulnerability of children and to bring them to notice of the public for illegal adoption, its punitive measures and not to abandon children anywhere. The meeting was also attended by Dr. S R Dey, the Superintendent of Udalguri Civil Hospital, Udalguri OC Narayan Patangia, Buddha Basumatary, among others. The ASHA workers, gaon burahs and VDP organizations also took part at the meeting.