Manish Sisodia was speaking at the inaugural function of the Delhi Commission for the Protection of Child Rights First-Journal on Children’s Lives (DCPCR). The inaugural edition of the magazine focuses on the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic in the lives of children.
Highlighting the problems faced by children, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that their childhood was lost in the shackles of faith and these bars needed to be broken. He was speaking at the launch of the Children’s First-Journal on Children’s Lives by the Delhi Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR). The first issue of the journal is on the theme of the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic in the lives of children.
“We force our beliefs, our thoughts and our traditions on children in the name of love, care and affection. Childhood is lost in the cage of faith and we have to break these bar,” Mr Sisodia said at the ceremony.
Supreme Court Justice Rabindra Bhatt, who was the chief guest at the event, acknowledged that the journal pays unprecedented attention to the problems faced by children who have lost their primary caregiver.
The journal’s advisory board is chaired by former Supreme Court Justice (retd) Madan B Lokur. He explained the journal’s future plans to highlight the impact of the epidemic on education.
“The next issue will discuss the challenges facing students and teachers and the efforts to reduce learning disruptions in turbulent times,” Mr Loku added.