Grandpa celebrates birth of girl child with feast, DJ party

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The incident took place in Haryana, a state known for its poor sex ratio

A man from Haryana’s Jayjayvanti village organised a feast for residents of 5 villages to celebrate the birth of his granddaughter. Along with a religious ceremony, there was a DJ who played film songs. 

"We are very happy that the first child of my son Sandeep is a girl. In these days, there is no difference between boys and girls,” a PTI report quotes the man, Ramesh, as saying. He also said that he will give her a good upbringing.

The sarpanch of the village that awareness about female foeticide is increasing  among residents of other villages in Haryana as well. The state is known for its poor sex ratio.

(With inputs from PTI)

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Avinash Iyer

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