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BIHAR-Protection on Paper

BIHAR-Protection on Paper

 the introduction of the bill but they were overruled by the Deputy Speaker, Farrok Pasha. Banatwala objected to the measure on the grounds that it contravened article 25 of the Constitution and that it was against the religious tenets of Muslims and Christians, Earlier, in the discussion on the resolution calling on the government to enforce compulsory sterilisation for persons with three or more living children, Banatwala had said that such a measure would not be either "national or secular". He pointed out that the state government had not carried out any scientific demographic studies to justify compulsory sterilisation. He also argued that the country's problems were those of a developing economy

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