Panipat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while launching the ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao scheme in Haryana, said that we must fight female foeticide and celebrate the birth of a girl child.
The scheme which focuses on the removal gender imbalances in the society, has been launched by PM Modi at Panipat in Haryana on Thursday.
Launching the scheme, Modi begged to save the lives of girl child and and celebrate them and educate them.
He also lamented that daughters are considered ‘paraya dhan’ and are not considered at par with sons.
The PM said that it is our responsibility to wake up the society and to realize our responsibility. He also added that girl child is killed in the womb due to family and social pressures.
He also said that doctors should refrain from performing femal foeticide saying that they are taught to save lives and not to kill innocent girls.