NGO, British High Commission to hold seminar on forced marriages, property disputes

Paying attention to the rising cases of forced marriages, Pahal, an NGO, is collaborating with the British High Commission, New Delhi, for creating awareness about marriages, property disputes of British nationals and prevention of the same. It has organised some programmes in the past years.

British High Commission, New Delhi.
British High Commission, New Delhi. Photo courtesy: BMW Unstoppable

According to a report in The Tribune, on November 24, the NGO is going to organise a one-day seminar on “Prevention of Forced Marriages and Property disputes of British Nationals” at a local hotel here from 10 am to 2 pm. The Deputy High Commissioner of the UK will speak about the role of the British High Commission. Jah Dev Dorai Raj and Pallavi Jairath will talk about various aspects of the subject and the role of the consular section of the British High Commission.

The Secretary of the Legal Services Authority will concentrate on the role of the judiciary while an advocate will discuss the legal aspects of property disputes and forced marriages in detail.

The IG (zonal) will throw light on the role of the police, especially the NRI cell. The president of the NGO will discuss the role of various NGOs for education and awareness about the issue.

Tushaar Kuthiala
Tushaar Kuthiala – Associate Editor

Tushaar has extensive experience as a journalist and in founding two start-up newspapers. He has developed editorial models for both copy and content, and has written several articles, news reports on a wide range of topics. He is a graduate of St. Stephen’s College and earned a post-graduate diploma in TV Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ), Chennai. He has worked as a special correspondent based in New Delhi with Daily World, an international media organisation. 


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