Majority of women in West Bengal married by 21, only 17% in Delhi

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on September 28, 2022
A majority of women in West Bengal and Jharkhand were married by the age of 21, while the proportion in Jammu and Kashmir was less than 10% in 2020. In Delhi, over 17% of women married before 21. In the country as a whole, nearly 30% of women married by the time they were 21, just released government data shows.

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