Commercial surrogacy: The jury is still out on its banning

Commercial surrogacy: The jury is still out on its banning

Dr. Rita Bakshi, who runs a fertility centre in Delhi, felt that the amendments to the surrogacy bill were “retrograde and orthodox… completely neglecting and overlooking single parents and married people who suffer from medical problems”.

She said the government had “disregarded physically unfit people with severe and chronic illnesses like thalassemia, anemia, tuberculosis” that make unborn babies prone to these diseases.