Early marriage foiled in Ramganj

Our Correspondent

12th June, 2019 10:34:35 printer

LAKSHMIPUR: An attempt of early marriage was foiled at South Changirgaon village of Chandipur union under Ramganj upazila of Lakshmipur district on Wednesday.

Ramganj upazila Woman Vice Chairman Suriaya Akther Sheuly in cooperation with Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Mohammad Rezaul Karim foiled the attempt of a 16-year girl, a tenth grader of Chandipur Monosha High School, in a remote village this afternoon.

The father of the girl Liton Khan arranged the early marriage with a man from same union. Unwilling to get married, the girl informed the matter to the woman vice chairman Suriaya Akther Sheuly and she informed the matter, UNO Mohammad Rezaul Karim told the local correspondent.

Later, she along with local public representatives rushed to the spot and postponed the early marriage, the UNO added.