MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli spread 'save girl child' message

The event was held during the practice session of the Indian cricket team ahead of the ODI match against New Zealand on Thursday.

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New Delhi, Oct 20: A bevy of cricket stars including MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli on Wednesday (Oct 19) spread the message of 'Save the Girl Child' at an event at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

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It was orgnaised under the aegis of the Central Delhi district administration as per the information, education and communications provisions of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PC&PNDT).

MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli spread 'save girl child' message

The event was held during the practice session of the Indian cricket team ahead of the ODI match against New Zealand on Thursday.

30 girl students from Rajkiya Sarvodya Kanya Vidyalya, Jama Masjid, participated in the event. Apart from Dhoni and Kohli, Jasprit Bumra, Umesh Yadav and coach Anil Kumble interacted with the girls.

"Virat Kohli discussed the issue of female foeticide with the girls and autographed the 'Save the Girl Child' caps for the girls as souvenirs," a statement said.

PTI 

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