Beti Bachao cam­paign has helped in­crease fe­male ra­tio, says PM

Hindustan Times (Patiala) - - Nation -

: Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi Fri­day said the Beti Bachao Beti Pad­hao cam­paign has been a suc­cess and has helped im­prove the gen­der ra­tio in sev­eral states in­clud­ing Haryana and Ra­jasthan. High­light­ing the leg­is­la­tion on triple ta­laq and in­creas­ing the pe­riod of ma­ter­nity leave from 12 to 36 weeks, Modi said through law the govern­ment has en­sured rights of the cit­i­zens. He was speak­ing at the sil­ver ju­bilee foun­da­tion day of the Na­tional Hu­man Rights Com­mis­sion (NHRC).

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