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Protests in Assam against forcing girls to enter into marriage

In the state’s Lakhimpur district, three youths tried to abduct a girl, a minor, from the Mishing tribe. Smritishikha and Manaswi, two young women, foiled the attempt. This followed protests against the tradition of abducting girls of the Mishing tribe and forcing them to enter into marriage

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