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Cricket stars spread 'save girl child' message

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A bevy of cricket stars including MS and Virat Kohli today spread the message of 'Save the Girl Child' at an event at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

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

The event was held during the practice session of the Indian cricket team ahead of the ODI match against tomorrow.

30 girl students from Rajkiya Sarvodya Kanya Vidyalya, Jama Masjid, participated in the event.

Apart from and Kohli, Jaspreet Bumra, and coach interacted with the girls.

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

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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 21:48 IST