PM calls for investigation into sterlisation deaths

November 12, 2014 02:33 am | Updated November 17, 2021 01:59 am IST - NEW DELHI:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed concern over the death of 10 women who underwent sterilisation in Chhattisgarh and asked Chief Minister Raman Singh to carry out a “thorough investigation.”

Sripad Naik, who took over as the Minister of State for Health on Tuesday, said the government had set up a committee to investigate and action will be taken after the report comes in.

Four AIIMS doctors are being flown to Chhattisgarh.

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