Gurugram, Nov 5 (IANS) The father of a seven-year-old boy killed in a Gurugram school on Sunday said that he would help launch a Child Safety Movement in the country from Children’s Day on November 14.
The sole objective of the campaign is to fight crime against children, said Barun Chandra Thakur, whose son Pradhyuman was murdered in Ryan International School on Sohna Road in Bhondsi area on September 8.
He said the Child Safety Movement will kick off with a national symposium in New Delhi’s Rajendra Bhawan Auditorium by the newly floated Pradhyumn Foundation in memory of the murdered boy.
It aims to sensitise on issues related to children and educate the people on the safety and security of children.
Thakur’s counsel Sushil K. Tekriwal said there was an urgent need to formulate a national policy on child safety.
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