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SC to Hear Plea Challenging Abortion Laws in India

The current laws deny women’s rights to abort in case of extraordinary medical complications beyond 20 weeks.

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Currently, the law allows medical abortion till 20 weeks of pregnancy. Image used for representation. (Photo: iStockphoto)
  • SC agreed to hear a plea challenging the validity of abortion laws in India on Wednesday.

  • The petition has been filed by a woman who is in the 24th week of her pregnancy.

  • The petition argues that current laws deny women rights to abort in case of extraordinary medical complications.

(With ANI inputs)

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