POW demands action against hospital

Members of POW staging dharna demanding action against a private hospital that was allegedly involved in commercial surrogacy, in Visakhapatnam on Monday. | Photo Credit: C.V. SubrahmanyamThe Progressive Organisation for Women (POW) staged a dharna near Gandhi statue opposite GVMC office on Monday, demanding immediate action against a private hospital for being allegedly involved in commercial surrogacy. The members of POW demanded that the police should book cases against the hospital under relevant sections for illegally performing commercial surrogacy and under SC ST prevention of Atrocities Act. And neither did the Department of Woman and Child Welfare have taken any action, despite the Chairman of National SC ST Commission Mr. Ramulu demanding compensation for the victim and action against the hospital,” she said. ‘No action taken’The District Collector was also approached several times but there has been no movement in the case, she said.

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