Girl who was paraded naked recommended for Bravery Award

West Bengal, India: A 15-year-old tribal girl, who was forced to parade naked through villages in Birbhum district for daring to fall in love with a boy from another community, has been nominated for the National Bravery Award. Birbhum District Magistrate Soumitra Mohan said that he had received a letter from the Indian Council for Child Welfare nominating the girl, who had mustered courage to file a police complaint against her tormentors, for the award. Read more at Times of India.

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