3,261 children orphaned since April ’20, 26,000 lost a parent – Commission

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The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has said in an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court that from April to June 5 this year, more than 3,000 children have been orphaned, and more than 26,000 children have lost their parents. April-May was a time when the second wave of coronavirus pandemic was wreaking havoc in the country. 

However, the commission clarified that the deaths of parents of all children are not related to Corona.

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