Karimnagar MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar was speaking at Sangareddy on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, as part of his Praja Sangrama Yatra.
It is still unclear whether the Bill will be tabled in the current Monsoon session of the state legislature.
Sources said that in the final draft bill, the commission has recommended that persons with more than two children should be barred from contesting local elections.
TNIE spoke to Poonam Muttreja, executive director, Population Foundation of India, on the proposed legislation and its impact on women and their right to reproductive health.
Under the proposed scheme of population control by the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission, people with more than two children have been excluded from availing benefits under government schemes.
Gujarat govt to study laws of other states before taking decision on population control: Dy CM Nitin Patel
Patel's statement comes at a time when UP govt has introduced a population control bill draft that states that people with more than two children will be debarred from contesting local bodies poll
BSP chief’s tweets came a day after the VHP sought reconsideration of provisions incentivising the adoption of the one-child norm by families
The new population policy aims to bring down the gross fertility rate from 2.7 now to 2.1 by 2026 and 1.9 by 2030.