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Sorry, no selfies with daughters in Bihar! Here women are killed for giving birth to baby girls…


PATNA: This is something which defeats the very purpose of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Selfie with Daughters” initiative aimed at saving the girl children.

In a shocking reminder of how things go in the hinterland of Bihar, two women have been brutally killed for giving birth to girl babies.

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In a first incident reported from Gaya district, 30-eyera-old Pano Devi was beaten to death for bearing daughters for the fifth consecutive time in a row.

Reports said the woman who was married to Deepak Chaudhary, a resident of Telari village under Neemchak-Bathani police station, was killed and buried outside the village by her in-laws on Friday night.

In this connection, victim’s brother has registered a case against eight persons. All are absconding.

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“We are conducting raids to nab the absconding accused persons,” a local police official said today.

Another similar incident was reported from Muzaffarpur district where Seema Devi was burnt to death by her in-laws.

She was married to one Jaswant Sahni, a resident of Narhar village under Kajra police station.

According to victim family, her in-laws began torturing her after she gave birth to two daughters before torching her on Friday.

She succumbed to her injuries at the local SKM College and Hospital on Saturday.

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