The never-ending series of Hindu girls who have been abducted, converted, and forcibly married has a new addition. In Bangladesh, high school headmaster Shamim Ahmad has been temporarily suspended for marrying his underage Hindu student and forcing religious conversion on her earlier this month.
16-year-old Tanushree Adhikari was a former student of Ashalata High School and was pursuing high studies in science at a local college after graduating high school. Though Headmaster Shamim Ahmad had guided her in studies earlier, Tanushree had recently enrolled on tuition classes with a science teacher in an adjoining village. This, according to the girl’s parents, had enraged Shamim Ahmad, who then resorted to harassing their daughter […]