Prenatal sex determination

Bizarre solution

Print edition : May 12, 2017

The Sangli district police exhume female foetuses in Mhaisal village. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Bharti hospital at Mhaisal where illegal abortions were performed. Photo: Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury

Babasaheb Khidrapure, who runs the hospital, being taken to the court at Miraj in Sangli district. Photo: PTI

Dr Srihari Ghodke, Umesh Salunkhe and Kannchan Roje (far right), three other accused in the Swati Jamdade case, being taken to the court. Photo: Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury

In an inexplicable move, the Maharashtra Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee recommends making screening of sex selection mandatory to prevent gender-based abortions.
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