New Delhi: Uttarakhand Girls and Youngster Welfare Minister Rekha Arya has been receiving criticism for her newest marketing campaign relating to enhancing the skewed intercourse ratio within the state. Clubbing a number of occasions corresponding to the tip of Kanwar Yatra, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao marketing campaign, she urged division employees to take images of themselves whereas performing ‘jalabhishek’ at their nearest Shiv temple.
She requested them to take a pledge to ‘enhance the state’s skewed intercourse ratio’ and share the photograph on WhatsApp with their respective district officers. Her Twitter video and letter has stirred an enormous controversy on social media.
“मुझे भी जन्म लेने दो,शिव के माह में शक्ति का संकल्प”
श्री @narendramodi जी द्वारा आजादी के #अमृत_महोत्सव में लिये गए संकल्प बेटी बचाओ-बेटी पढ़ाओ अभियान को और अधिक मजबूत करने के लिए मेरे द्वारा लिया गया संकल्प!
कृपया बेटियों से उनके जन्म का हक ना छीनें @smritiirani @pushkardhami pic.twitter.com/QCEUmEw4y6
— Rekha Arya (@rekhaaryaoffice) July 20, 2022
Final 12 months, Niti Aayog’s Sustainable Improvement Objectives (SDG) India Index 2020-21 had declared Uttarakhand because the worst-performing state within the nation when it comes to little one intercourse ratio at delivery.
As per the Niti Aayog SDG knowledge, the hill state’s little one intercourse ratio is 840 as in comparison with the nationwide common of 899. Chhattisgarh has emerged as the very best performer on this class the place the male-to-female ratio at delivery stands at 958 – a lot above the nationwide common.
Quickly after the report was launched, the Girls and Youngster Welfare Minister Rekha Arya contested it with the ‘State’s personal knowledge’ and claimed that it’s really 949 and never 940.