NAWANSHAHR: The Social Security, Women and Child Development Department, Punjab under its ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ programme organised awareness seminars for the residents of Jadla, Mirpur Jattan, Chiran, Uttallan, Mehndipur, Mubarakpur and Gujjarpur villages where an effort was made to educate the masses about the pitfalls of declining sex ratio in any society.
Members of panchayats, activists of NGOs and self-help groups and the girls in the 11-18 years age group were made to participate in these seminars. The participants were administered oath that they would not indulge in female foeticide and would rather contribute to the development of girls.DP
Artistes while performing in play spreading anti-female foeticide message in Nawanshahr on Wednesday.
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