Her eldest daughter is now married with her own family, a journey that proves that narratives can be amended. More than 1, unaccompanied minors were found at the station in the two years to June Of almost 4, reported incidents, 3, involved petty crimes, concerned children forced to beg, and described cases of forced marriage, one documenting a year-old being made to marry a man of When cleaners found him on platform five, he was in tears and calling for his family. Days before the Observer visited, a malnourishd eight-year-girl was found on platform six wearing only a T-shirt. Debate is earnest, each discussion ending in a show of hands. The phenomenon of teenage female self-help has made aid agencies and politicians across the state sit up and take notice. A petition urging better transport links — no buses pass near the village — has been drafted to be put to the local council. Amudha Managatti describes struggling to keep her son and eight daughters safe.