Govt not serious about checking female feticide

The law clearly states that any inaccuracy in Form F is taken as a direct evidence of sex determination, but in Dr Mitu Khurana�s case it is apparent that the doctors who did sex determination and the authorities are hand in hand.
THE GOVERNMENT is not serious in its claims about fighitng sex determination tests, so claims Dr Mitu Khurana and many other social activists fighting for the cause. “This is genocide, in which millions of daughters are being killed day in and day out and no genocide can take place without the government’s knowledge and active participation,” says Dr Mitu.

Despite filing an RTI, which said that no Form F was filled and her name is not in district records of that time, the officials have not taken action against any of the accused in Dr Mitu Khurana’s case.

“On the other hand, I am being pressurised from all sides to withdraw my complaints and settle the case with my husband,” says Dr Mitu. The law clearly states that any inaccuracy in Form F is taken as a direct evidence of sex determination but here it is apparent that the doctors who did sex determination and the authorities are hand in hand.

“It is more than nine months since my complaint was filed but still I am awaiting any sort of positive response or support from the government. It’s only in big rallies and meetings that it is claimed that sex determination is a crime but nobody is ready to raise voice against it,” she says.

Her husband, Dr Kamal Khurana has stated in his bail application that according to the best of his knowledge, the authorities have given him a clean chit in PNDT case. This, he stated in November 2008 but he got the copy of report of enquiry conducted by the authorities in Jan 2009. So, the question arises, how did he manage to get the details, even before getting a copy of report?

Such questions do point out that there are angles in this case, which need a thorough probe.

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Author: savedaughters19

This is a coverage of my struggles to save my daughters.I am thank full to my parents not only for Not killing me ,but also helping me save my daughters... My dream- A big shelter house for women who want to give birth to their daughters and raise them up with dignity and self respect , but have to fight their own families to do so. Will have medical facilities and facilities for legal aid. will have training centers for vocational courses so that they can stand up on their own two feet and stop the dependency on their husbands for finances, A child care center run and managed by the inmates, A kitchen and a vegetable farm run and managed by the inmates. At present only a dream.... But with grace of God will become a reality. God will show the way and means to achieve the dream.

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