Keshab Roy is from the Joldhaka upazila of Nilfamari who single handedly stopped 129 child marriage. He spreads mass awareness through dramas which is a great job. Keshab who works in a general shop recently got the credit and spotlight at the Bangladesh UNICEF Facebook page.
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Posted by UNICEF Bangladesh on Tuesday, 22 January 2019ADVERTISEMENT
He got award in 2013 for his great job towards society which is the prestigious Youth Courage Award for Education and got well recognized.
He claims that in 2007 his youngest nephew who was forcefully married away. Having no other option the young nephew committed suicide. Keshab seeing his favourite nephew commit suicide takes oath to never any Illegal Marriage take place in his Upazila.
For such reason he was fighting against child marriage in the nearby villages by showing dramas. These dramas proves the bad results and the bad impacts of child marriage. What sort of problem a young girl may face after child marriage that is also expressed in those dramas.
Keshab says he has stopped 129 child marriage till now and most of them have now involved in Higher Education. Keshab as also invented some methods of stopping such child marriage. He tries to give the numbers of the government authorities to the female children so when they face any problem they can call them.