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Centre seeks ban on female genital mutilation, SC gives nod

Monday, July 9, 2018, 5:31 PM

With the Centre seeking ban on female genital mutilation, the Supreme-Court also indicated that it was opposed to FMG or circumcision as no one can use the religious practices to touch a female's body and violate integrity of her body-part. FMG or khatna is a practice prevalent among the Dawoodi Bohra religious community of Shia sect, as it is a crime and punishable offence.