26 child labourers rescued from Parle-G biscuit factory

The District Task Force (DTF) has rescued 26 children from a biscuit manufacturing unit of popular brand Parle-G, who were working there as child labourers, an official said here on Saturday.

“Under the direction of District Collector, we carried out an operation and rescued 26 children from Parle-G biscuit factory,” Navneet Swarnkar, District Child protection officer told IANS.

The operation was conducted after Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) received information that a large number of children were working in Amasivni area in Raipur.

Most of the rescued children are in the age group of 12-16 years and belong to Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Bihar.

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