Gujarat High Court cites Skanda Purana on value of motherhood but allows plea to abort minor's pregnancy

The court cannot compel the victim to continue her pregnancy, if she does not want to do so, observed Justice Dave.
Gujarat HC, Justice Samir J Dave
Gujarat HC, Justice Samir J Dave

The Gujarat High Court recently invoked a Hindu religious text 'Skanda Purana' to emphasise the value of a mother in society, while permitting a 17-year-old girl to abort her 19-week pregnancy,

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