The government is seriously considering increasing the marriage age of girls in India. The minimum age for girls to marry has been fixed at 18 years. The government now wants to increase the government believes that girls get married at an early age. This makes him a victim of malnutrition. At the same time, they do not get the right opportunities.
Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about the age of marriage of girls. She spoke about the girls’ wedding on the occasion of International Food Day today. He said that girls are married at an early age. Due to this girls become malnourished. Also, at a young age, girls conceive. Due to this, they have to face many diseases and diseases.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced from Red Fort this year that we will form a committee to increase the marriage age of girls. Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that as soon as the report of the committee comes. We will take further action. Experts are hoping that the marriage age of girls will be equal to boys. That is, in the coming days, the marriage age of girls can be 21 years. The government believes that when the age of marriage of boys is 21 years. Then girls should not be 18 years old.
According to a report published in Wikipedia, 62% of girls in India are married at the age of 18. Also, according to Wikipedia, 65% of girls in India have fewer opportunities than boys. Or they are limited to Chule Chokhe. They do not get an opportunity to get out of the house. This article of Wikipedia states that one-third of these 65% girls are married at 10 years of age or younger. These figures are quite frightening. In such a situation, if the government increases the age of marriage in the coming days, it will be considered a very good step for girls.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that I keep getting letters from daughters from all over the country regarding the age of marriage of girls. She tells me that the government should take a quick decision on this. I want to assure them that as soon as the committee report comes. We will definitely take a decision about it.