Naina MishraTribune News ServiceChandigarh, July 11Within a year of the setting up of Child Help Desk Kiosks/Booths at the Chandigarh railway station, 197 children have been rescued from April 2018 to June 2019.
However, a large number of children run away from their homes in anger or on impulse.
“Wrong boarding” by children was found to one of the reasons by the rescue team of Childline behind a large number of children going missing at the railway station.
They often end up living on their own in streets, market places and mostly at railway stations.
Till the parents are located, the children are also provided temporary shelter at children homes in the city.
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