Supreme Court issues Notices to Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Bihar State Governments in Petition on Unethical and Unlawful Hysterectomies
The Supreme Court of India issued notices to respondent state governments in the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) Narendra Gupta vs. Union of India and Ors., (W.P. (C) 131/2013). Dr. Narendra Gupta. a public health expert conducted a fact-finding on hysterectomies in Dausa District, Rajasthan and collected documentation of similar practices in Bihar and Chhattisgarh. The Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) filed the petition in the Supreme Court to ensure compensation for the victims and meaningful policy changes.
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