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The time when the draw­ing exam was sup­posed to be­gin DE­SPITE new sur­ro­gacy scams that have emerged in re­cent times, the BMC health de­part­ment does not have a sys­tem in place to check the fraud. In fact, at least 66 per cent wards don’t even main­tain data on the number of chil­dren born through sur­ro­gacy.

Seek­ing data

Siddh Vidya, a high court ad­vo­cate, sub­mit­ted a query un­der the Right to In­for­ma­tion (RTI) Act ask­ing for data on sur­ro­gacy. Out of 24 wards, four did not re­spond. Out of the re­main­ing 20 wards, 16 replied say­ing they

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