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Man organises feast for village on birth of daughter in Haryana

In Haryana Infamous For Skewed Sex Ratio, A Man Organised Religious Ceremony And A Feast Today For Residents Of His Village To Celebrate The Birth Of His Daughter.

PTI | Updated on: 07 Mar 2016, 10:59:39 PM

Chandigarh:

In Haryana infamous for skewed sex ratio, a man organised religious ceremony and a feast today for residents of his village to celebrate the birth of his daughter.

Sanjay, a resident of Kinana village here, organised the feast for the villagers where music and drums were played.

“We are very happy that my first child is a girl.  Nowadays, there is no difference between boys and girls,” he said.

Sanjay’s gesture earned him appreciation from the panchayat.

Announcing that the families which celebrate birth of a girl child in the village would be felicitated, Simarjeet Kaur, Sarpanch of the village, said the locals are bringing awareness about female foeticide among residents of other villages.

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First Published : 07 Mar 2016, 10:58:00 PM

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