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.
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.