Indian women who underwent sterilization surgeries receive treatment at the CIMS hospital in Bilaspur
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India sterilisation deaths: Chhattisgarh inquiry ordered

The government of the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh has ordered an inquiry into the deaths of 11 women who underwent botched sterilisation surgery at a state-run health camp.

About 50 others are in hospital and at least 20 are in a critical condition following the tubectomy operations.

Health camps are staged throughout India to control its huge population.

Shalu Yadav reports.

  • 11 Nov 2014
  • From the section Asia
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