Jamshedpur: Marwari Yuva Manch, Steel City branch, launched a campaign against female foeticide at Bistupur here on Monday. The campaign was led by the outfit president Ajay Chetani. Harsh Agrawal, convenor of the programme, said the drive was launched with the view to create awareness among the people on the hazards of female foeticide and its adverse effect on the society.
He said girls should be protected and brought up in a free and conducive environment.
The outfit�s branch secretary Tara Kishore Agrawal said the campaign was a part of a national programme envisaged by All India Marwari Yuva Manch.
The campaign is being run at national level by various branches of the outfit.
Among those present on the occasion included Ankit Bajaj, Amrit Shah, Mukesh Gupta, Animesh Chhapolia, Rishabh Chetani and Sandeep Agrawal.