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"Child Rights Mela 2014" kicks off in Kalimpong by District Magistrate

KALIMPONG : The two-day campaign on child rights and protection, dubbed ‘Child Rights Mela 2014’, started in Kalimpong. The campaign is being organised by the Darjeeling District Childs Rights NGO Network, a 23-member NGO association, with an aim to attract government and the society at large so as to give more impetus to the issue. The programme was inaugurated by the chief guest DM Punit Yadav at Mela Ground here in the presence of Rev. Father Stephen, SDO Radhika Iyer, Municipality president Ganga Gurung along with government officials, representatives from various NGOs and local people.

The first day of the campaign was marked by highlighting issues such as child rights and protection, human trafficking, violence against women and society development. The representatives from the 23 NGO under the association conducted skits, dance and songs to present the issues to the people. The NGOs have also installed 18 different stalls which cover a number of information about child rights and protection along with other issues. The day also saw students from different schools in and around the town enthusiastically participating in the campaign.

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