Plea in Supreme Court assails restrictions on termination of pregnancy under Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971

Murali Krishnan July 15 2019
district judges

A Public Interest Litigation petition has been filed in Supreme Court assailing Sections 3 and 5 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 which places various restrictions on termination of pregnancy.

The petition has been filed by three women, Swati Agarwal, Garima Sekseria and Prachi Vats through advocate Sansriti Pathak.

A Bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta issued notice in the matter today.

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