Jind: 19th June 2012
A first of its kind ‘gram sabha’ against female foeticide was held in Bibipur village of Haryana’s Jind district on Monday. The sabha, an all-women affair saw 225 participants vowing to end female foeticide. The women agreed to pursue a drive against sex determination tests prevalent in Haryana. “This is a noteworthy initiative and I hope it will set an example for other villages to stop female foeticide,” said Neelam Arora, Jind block development and panchayat officer.
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