With the development of pre-natal diagnostic techniques in the 1990s, finding out the sex of an unborn child become very common. This led to an increase in the cases of female foeticide and infanticide. To address this problem, Indian law banned the use of such techniques and procedures that identify the sex of the unborn child.
Having an abortion after finding out the sex of the foetus is also a crime.
You will be punished with jail time for up to 3 years, along with a fine up to Rs. 50,000.3