Even today in our country, in the desire of a son, people secretly conduct sex tests of pregnant women. Hearing a case to stop this reprehensible practice, the Delhi High Court said that determination of the sex of the fetus increases misogyny and gender inequality and should be stopped. Let us know about which matter the Delhi High Court has heard.
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This whole matter is related to the cancellation of the FIR lodged under the Act 1994 in the police station in Defense Colony in the year 2018. In this case, a case was registered against Dr. Manoj Krishna Ahuja and others after it was confirmed that the fake patient was illegally tested for sex. After the case was registered, the Saket court had ordered the production of the accused in 2019. Petitioner Manoj had argued that no case was made out against him, as the complaint was not made out by the proper authority or officer. A hearing was held in the Delhi High Court regarding this matter.
‘Safe pregnancy is needed’
Furthermore, the court said that the purpose of controlling fetal sex information is to protect pregnant women and their unborn children. The demand of an individual to quash the FIR made under various sections of the Act has also been turned down.
Delhi High Court gave these guidelines
According to the court, India has made considerable progress towards achieving gender equality, yet the preference for sex determination still exists. Despite various efforts, it has become challenging not only to completely eliminate gender discrimination.
Along with this, the Delhi High Court Legal Services Committee and the Law College through their Legal Aid Committees educate people about the mandatory provision related to sex determination. Make more aware.
The guidelines given by the Delhi High Court will reduce gender inequality among the people in our country and reduce female feticide. If you liked this story, then do share it and tell your opinion by commenting. Stay connected with https://www.ultranewstv.com/ to read more such stories.