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Punjab And Haryana HC Asks To Make Safe Houses For Runaway Couples

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab, Haryana and UT of Chandigarh to set up safe houses in each districts to provide shelter for runaway couples. The court also ordered the Legal Services Authorities of the states and UT concerned to set up 24x7 helpdesks along with a website for grievance redressal of couples. As per sources, large number of petitions from runaway and live-in couples tempted the court to give the directions.

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 01:25 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

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