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India to Ban Booming Surrogacy Service to Foreigners

Published: 28th October 2015 02:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th October 2015 02:53 PM   |  A+A-

By AFP

NEW DELHI: India's government said Wednesday it plans to ban surrogate services for foreigners wanting babies, a move likely to hit hard the booming and lucrative industry.

"The government does not support commercial surrogacy," it said in an affidavit to the Supreme Court, which is hearing a petition into the industry.

"No foreigners can avail surrogacy services in India," it added.



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