Bhopal – Children missing out of states are being trafficked. 54 railway stations in the country have been verified. Smugglers have made these railway stations hotspots of child trafficking. Children are being trafficked especially from Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam and UP. Children are being supplied from Nepal to Dubai. This report has been prepared by the National Child Rights Commission. The hotspot area has also been verified for preparing this report.
On the basis of this report, a report has been sent to the GM of 6 zones of the Railways. Dr. Rajendra Kumar Malik, Advisor and Retired Additional Secretary, National Child Rights Commission said that the business of child trafficking has been going on for a long time. A report has been prepared to eliminate trafficking and child protection. Meetings have been held with several states regarding the prevention of child trafficking. The route of smuggling from Uttarakhand to Nepal has also been seen to see how the children are being sent from which states. At the same time, children going from Bihar, Jharkhand to Mumbai, Orissa and Bengal are being supplied to other states and countries for wages. Child trafficking is the biggest cause of missing children in the millions every year. This is the reason why the National Child Rights Commission has also included the Railways in preventing child trafficking. In particular, instructions have been given to the GM level officers for monitoring. Because most of the children are trafficked through trains.
Maximum smuggling in these zones
– The report of the National Child Rights Commission has revealed that there are 16 railway stations under the East Central Railway. Similarly, Eastern Railway includes 4 railway stations, South Eastern Railway includes 7 railway stations. North East Frontier Railway Guwahati has 17, East Coast Railway Bhubaneswar 7 and North Eastern Railway Gorakhpur has maximum smuggling from three railway stations.
Every day 29 children go missing from MP!
On an average 29 children are going missing every day in MP. These include 24 girls and 5 boys. The surprising thing is that the districts of the state from where so many children are going missing everyday are not small districts. After this comes the names of Bhopal, Dhar, Jabalpur and Rewa. Despite all the claims and efforts of the police, children are continuously going missing from the state. According to the data of 11 months last year, 10,648 children were missing in the state, whereas in 2021 this figure was 8,751. In such a situation, there has been an increase of about 20 percent in the number of missing children. Of the 10,648 missing children, 8,876 are girls.
A report has been submitted to PM Narendra Modi regarding child trafficking. In this matter, the state government has been asked to coordinate with government agencies to prevent child trafficking. The PM has also given responsibility to the central investigative agencies regarding the report. Reports have also been sent to various countries to prevent smuggling abroad. Dr. RK Malik, Advisor (NCPCR) and Retired Additional Secretary