Man fines wife for giving birth to baby girl
Local authorities settle dispute as wife agrees to withdraw case
Patna: A man in Bihar Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs25,000 (Dh1,864) on his wife for giving birth to a female child, forcing the local administration to intervene.
Ironically, Nargis, a girl born on Monday in a village in the neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh, was welcomed as the world’s seven billionth baby.
Categories: Women Rights