Awareness Seminar held on NRI marriages -Do’s & Don’ts
Mohali: With present scenario and hype of unsuccessful NRI marriages , Chandigarh Group Of Colleges, Jhanjeri, National Commission for Women in collaboration with Punjabi University Patiala & Panjab University, Chandigarh organized awareness seminar on NRI marriages-Do’s & Don’ts.
Rekha Sharma, Chairperson National Commission for Women (NCW), Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, Minister, Rural Development & Panchayats, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Dairy Development and NRI Affairs, Punjab, Prof. Arvind, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University and Meeta Rajivlichan, IAS, Member Secretary, NCW shared the solution and Spread awareness among residents about the Do’s & Don’ts of NRI marriages.
Addressing the seminar, they talked about the problems of being trapped in fraudulent marriages is increasing day by day in the region and this has underscored the urgent need to build safeguards and protect our women.
Speakers urged residents not to go after such lucrative marriage offer, while ignoring the common cautions which are generally observed in traditional matchmaking and also talked about the aggravated risks in such marriage being as she is isolated and away from home in an alien land and can face language constraints, communication problems, lack of proper information about the local criminal justice, police and legal system. The situation is even worsened by lack of support network of friends and family and monetary constraints which leaves the deserted wife completely helpless and stranded.
Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, Minister, Rural Development & Panchayats informed that more than 2000 woman every month are brutally battered, assaulted, abused both mentally and physically, malnourished, confined and ill-treated just for the sake to reach abroad and urged the residents to understand the significance of higher-studies of girls and making them educated, capable enough to choose the right partner for themselves and spend their life with the contentment.
Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President of CGC Jhanjeri said that such seminars are insightful and helpful for the people and expected that this seminar will result in some positive effect to save lives of innumerable girls.
Event was adorned by residents of nearby villages and students.