Rajasthan High Court orders Centre, State to pay ₹4 lakh to woman forced to give birth on road

The Court also ordered the Centre and Rajasthan government to constitute a Joint High Powered Committee to address the shortcomings in implementation of various welfare schemes meant for pregnant women.
Pregnant woman
Pregnant woman

The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday directed the Union of India and Rajasthan government to pay a compensation of ₹4 lakh to a woman who was forced to deliver two children - who died later- in the middle of the road in 2016 [Phoolmati vs State Medical And Healthors].

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