A bevy of cricket stars including MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli on Wednesday spread the message of 'Save the Girl Child' at an event at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.
It was orgnaised under the aegis of the Central Delhi district administration as per the information, education and communications provisions of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PC&PNDT).
The event was held during the practice session of the Indian cricket team ahead of the ODI match against New Zealand on Thursday.
30 girl students from Rajkiya Sarvodya Kanya Vidyalya,Jama Masjid, participated in the event. Apart from Dhoni and Kohli, Jaspreet Bumra, Umesh Yadav and coach Anil Kumble interacted with the girls.
"Virat Kohli discussed the issue of female foeticide with the girls and autographed the 'Save the Girl Child' caps forthe girls as souvenirs," a statement said.