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Odisha shelter home: Dharmendra Pradhan seeks Rajnath Singh's intervention

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

has sought Rajnath Singh's intervention in the case of the sexual exploitation of minor girl inmates in a shelter home in district.

In a letter to the Home Minister, released to the media on Saturday, Pradhan requested stern action against the perpetrators.

According to Pradhan, the has remained a mute spectator to the blatant violation of the Juvenile Justice Act.

The alleged that NGO Good News India runs an illegal shelter home at Beltikiri in and is involved in forceful religious conversion and human trafficking.

Pradhan sought Singh's intervention after receiving a petition from

In the petition, Parida alleged that a huge amount of foreign funds are coming to the NGO, which runs 26 shelter homes in out of which 15 are illegal.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 18:02 IST
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