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25 Docs Under the Scanner for Violation of PNDT Act

by Kathy Jones on August 28, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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 25 Docs Under the Scanner for Violation of PNDT Act

Revealing the sex of the child to their parents has landed more than 25 doctors in hot water with the Haryana government stating that it will be enforcing the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act and Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) in a strict manner.

Haryana has one of the worst sex ratio in the country Health Minister Geeta Bhukkal revealed that she will be doing all she can to make sure that female foeticide is prevented in the state.


Bhukkal went on to state that more than 200 ultrasound centres have lost their license while 125 ultrasound machines had been seized by the District Appropriate Authorities.

Source: Medindia


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