UP khaps to campaign against female foeticide

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 13:57

Muzaffarnagar: Setting an example, a community panchayat at Sojhni village in the district has decided to start a campaign against female foeticide.
The panchayat, which was held yesterday, declared that the couple, found involved in such heinous act, would face social boycott.
Besides, it also demanded strict action against the doctors, who are found guilty of aborting female foetuses.

Several prominent khap leaders including head of the Baliyan khap and Bhartiya Kisan Union leader Naresh Tikait, All Khap Council Secretary Subhash Baliyan and women activist Anita Rana were present in the panchayat.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 13:57

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