On Wednesday the Center will inform Supreme Court of banning commercial surrogacy in India. The government will likewise advise the zenith court that it won’t allow couples from foreign nations to have a child through surrogate mothers in India. The Narendra Modi government held an abnormal state meeting and instructed solicitor general Ranjit Kumar to advise the SC that India won’t be permitted to be transformed into the surrogacy capital of the world.
Surrogacy will still be accessible as an alternative to Indians to have a child says the government. An official source said, the government of India does not bolster commercial surrogacy in any structure. The Supreme Court had before said that commercial surrogacy ought not be allowed but rather was all the while going on unabated as “business” in the nation with no legitimate holiness. A bench involving Justices NV Ramana and Ranjan Gogoi had expressed worry that different issues identified with business surrogacy are not secured under the law but rather the practice was all the while proceeding.
Refusing to stay the 2013 notification, bench said,
“Commercial surrogacy should not be allowed but it is going on in the country. You are allowing trading of human embryo. It is becoming a business and has evolved into surrogacy tourism.”
It had asked the government elucidate whether a woman who gives her egg in commercial surrogacy can be said to be the main mother or both surrogate and genetic mother can be said to be mothers of the child.