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22-Year-Old Girl Of Naxal Affected Area In Jamshedpur Headed Australian High Commission For A Day

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| November 3 , 2018 , 14:12 IST

A 22-year-old girl hailing from a Naxal-affected in Jamshedpur headed the Australian High Commission for a day, media reported on Saturday.

Named Pari, works for child rights and their development in remote rural areas, got selected by Plan India, a child rights organization providing children with access to education, healthcare, protection and livelihood opportunities.

Pari was served the honor during a programme held every year to celebrate the United Nation’s International Day of the Girl Child.

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Pari who comes from a region where people are still living in fear due to Naxal activities, she believes there is an urgent need of spreading education in remote rural areas to get rid of Naxals.

“With proper education, one can fight against Naxalism and their beliefs. We should provide education to every child so that they can decide what’s right or wrong. With education, people would get to know out their rights,” Pari told ANI.

“I am very happy after serving as the Australian High Commissioner for a day. I hope I can inspire other children in my village to do the same and show their interest in education,” she added.

Upon returning, Pari was welcomed by the villagers with great enthusiasm.