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Nepali embassy rescues 3 Nepali Child Labour from Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH : The Nepali Embassy in India has rescued three Nepali children from a Chandigarh -based governmental shelter house in India. Bire Nepali, 12, of Pyuthan district, Kammar Bahun, 13, of Kalikot and Sangita Tamang, 14, of Dhankuta have been rescued. Consular Rajendra Man Shrestha and Second Secretary Shiwani Basnet of Nepali Embassy went to Chandigarh on Wednesday upon receiving the information about Nepali children sheltered at a shelter-house ‘Snehalaya’ operated by Child Welfare Committee of Punjab and Haryana government. Sangita Tamang had been living at the ‘Snehalaya’ for past three years, while Kammar Bahun and Bire Nepali had been living there for the past one-year and three months respectively. Similarly, one Hindi-speaking 12-year-old Prem Singh (Shankar), who claims to be from Nepalgunj, has been rescued from Snehalaya due to lack of details about his home and relatives back in Nepal. According to the Embassy, the rescued children will be handed over to Banke District Administration Office, Nepalgunj on Thursday.

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