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Crime of Negligent Surgeries

Crime of Negligent Surgeries

This is with reference to the well-argued editorial “Killing Women to Curb Population” (EPW, 15 November 2014). India is yet to treat women, especially those who are poor, with care and compassion.

The several guidelines in the National Population Policy and even Supreme Court directives are only meant to be flouted with unfailing regularity. The result is Chhattisgarh; not one but many Chhattisgarhs – year after year. After every tragedy, some doctors will be suspended and nothing more will happen, and in due course of time we will even forget Chhattisgarh completely.

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