Haryana Women and Child Development Minister, Kavita Jain, said that 923 complaints of child marriage have so far been received since 2014 and 531 child marriages were prevented through counselling. The Minister replied to a question raised by MLA, Karan Singh Dalal, on the second day of the Budget Session of Vidhan Sabha, on Tuesday.

She said that 123 child marriages were prevented with injunction orders, 74 complaints were referred to Police for necessary action and the application was filed in Court for nullity in 25 cases under Section 3 of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006. The girl or boy was found to be a major after an enquiry or complaint was found to be false after enquiry in 188 cases.

She said that in 2014-15, as many as 246 complaints were reported, and child marriage was prevented through counselling in 119 cases and with injunction orders of 48 cases. As many as 28 complaints were referred to Police for necessary action and the application was filed in Court for nullity in 13 cases under Section 3 of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006. The girl or boy was found to be a major after enquiry or complaint was found to be false after enquiry in 49 cases.

In 2015-16, as many as 315 complaints were reported, and child marriage was prevented through counselling in 182 cases and with injunction orders in 37 cases. As many as 18 complaints were referred to Police for necessary action and application was filed in Court for nullity in 11 cases under Section 3 of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006. The girl or boy was found to be a major after enquiry or complaint was found to be false after enquiry in 74 cases.