Flood fighting work being done by child laborers in Khagaria: 2 rupees per sack, geo bags are being prepared under pre-flood preparation program

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In Khagaria, on the one hand, the district administration claims to make it 100% effective by fixing the responsibility of the officials regarding child labor eradication in the district, while describing the child labor as a stigma of the society, while the pre-flood preparation program being conducted by the district administration itself. Under this, child laborers are being openly resorted to in flood fighting work.

After a few days, the outbreak of floods is going to start in the district. To deal with this, the work of flood fighting is being done at various places on the instructions of the district administration. In which child labor is being done by the contractor in the hands of small children.

The daily took stock of the flood fighting work being done on the GN dam near Rampur village in Gogri block, then in the hot afternoon there, more than a dozen child laborers in the form of small children were provided by the sensor by giving spade in their hands. They were putting soil in the sack.

When asked, the children told that they get two rupees for filling a sack of soil. In this way, if you fill a hundred sacks in a day, you will get two hundred rupees. However, no other laborers and contractors were seen on the spot. The children present there told that the contractor has hired us, in return they will get money.

Executive Engineer does not know who is the contractor

In this case, the Executive Engineer of Flood Control Division-1, Amar Singh was contacted, he told that the work of putting soil in the sacks is being done to prepare the Geobags on the GN Dam, but I am not aware of who the contractor is. For this you have to talk to your subordinates.

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