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Teenage girl who lit father’s pyre boycotted

Teenage girl who lit father’s pyre boycotted

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A 17-year-old girl and her family have been boycotted by residents of a village in Bihar’s Purnea district after she went against prevalent custom and lit her father’s funeral pyre. Traditionally the last rites are performed by a male member of the family. On Saturday, Shalini undertook the same duties in the presence of the police and […]

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