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Finding girls for 'Kanya Puja' becomes difficult now-a-days

Finding girls for ‘Kanya Puja’ becomes difficult now-a-days

‘Kanya Puja’ is an integral part of Devi Durga Puja and perhaps this auspicious puja was originally initiated in order to give girls due social status in the male dominated Indian social fabric. Nine young girls are venerated on this day, signifying the nine forms of Goddess Durga. The young girls symbolize purity on account

Punjab – The emerging killing machine of female fetus

Arjun Sharma Ludhiana: After a series of raids on unauthorized scanning centers in Ludhiana that also busted a sex determination racket, the health department has now gone silent over the issue. On June 1 when Ludhiana health department along with team of police raided a residential premises in Jammu Colony near Preet Palace here, a

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Yogi Adityanath Launches ‘Mukhbir Yojna’ To Stop Female Foeticide

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday launched ‘Mukhbir Yojna’ to stop female foeticide and also flagged-off rescue vans for 64 districts in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow. While addressing the people, the Chief Minister said that helpline number 181 will benefit 75 districts. Speaking about gender discrimination, CM Yogi added that discrimination starts from family

National Seminar on:” Female Foeticide – Society,Health and Literature” organised at Nawanshahr

Nawanshahr: Sandhu Nursing Institute, Nawanshahr in collaboration with the Punjabi Academy, Delhi organised a one day national seminar on female foeticide here on Saturday. Jarnail Singh, MLA and Vice Chairman, Punjabi Academy, Delhi was the chief guest and Dr. S.S. Nijhar, President Shiv Kumar Batalvi Art and Culture Association, Batala was the guest of honour.

Will ensure strict compliance with law to fight female foeticide: Akhilesh

Lucknow: Condemning the pratice of female foeticide, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said his government will ensure “strict compliance” with the law against it even as he called for a “change in mentality” to fight the menace. “The government will deal with the problem with full sincerity and ensure strict compliance with the law