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Thursday, 26 April 2012 - 8:30
Indian teenager annuls her child 'marriage'
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A young woman has had her child "marriage" legally annulled in northern Rajasthan state, in what is thought to be the first case of its kind in India.

Laxmi Sargara aged 18 wed Rakesh when she was just one and he was three.

She grew up with her own family, only finding out she was married when her in-laws came to claim her this month.

Child marriages are illegal in India but are still common in many parts of the country, especially in rural and poorer communities.

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