Cuttack , August 11 (Odisha.in) Hundreds of students here Saturday protested increasing cases of female foeticides in the state.
The students of Sailabala Women’s college under the banner of Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parisad were seen shouting slogans against female foeticides infront of the college gate. They had also launched a signature campaign .
The state government has ordered the crime branch police to probe on the cases of female foeticides in the state that came to light after seven female foetuses, about eight months old, were found in polythene packets at Pratapgarh cave near Duburi in Nayagarh district.
Later hundereds of body parts of babies were recovered from other places of the state.