The child in the womb also has the right to live…and the Supreme Court did not allow the woman to have an abortion.

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi: An unmarried woman had sought permission to abort her one-month-old pregnancy, on which the Supreme Court refused to hear. The court has said that the fetus in the womb also has the right to life. On May 3, Delhi High Court had refused to give relief to the woman in this case. After this she reached the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court said, 'We cannot pass orders going against the law. The fetus growing in the womb is about 7 months old.

The court said- forgive us
The court asked what right the child in the womb has to survive? Will you answer this? On this, the woman's lawyer said in the Supreme Court that as long as the child is in the mother's womb, the mother has the right. The woman is appearing for NEET exam. She is going through pain. She cannot face the society. A request was made to the court that the physical and mental health of the woman should be taken care of. The court said that we are sorry and refused to hear the application.

What did the High Court say on this?
Earlier, the High Court had said that after looking at the report of the medical board, it shows that there is no congenital abnormality in the fetus nor is there any danger to the mother in continuing the pregnancy. Therefore, feticide would be neither morally nor legally acceptable. The petitioner said that on April 16, he felt stomach problems. When ultrasound was done, it was found that she was 27 weeks pregnant.

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