4,605 uterus removal surgeries carried out in Beed district over the last 3 years

A committee headed by Maharashtra health department's principal secretary will conduct a probe into several cases of hysterectomies that have come to light in Beed district, state health minister Eknath Shinde said on Tuesday in the state Legislative Council

4,605 uterus removal surgeries carried out in Beed district over the last 3 yearsRaising the issue in the state Legislative Council, Shiv Sena MLA Neelam Gorhe and Dr Manisha Kayande,  Shiv Sena Spokesperson and MLA said some women engaged in sugarcane cutting work in Beed got their wombs removed to avoid hindrance in work and fines due to menstruation. Responding to her, Maharashtra health minister Eknath Shinde said […]

Maharashtra heatwave claims 8 lives, 501 hospitalised

The on-going heat wave has taken a toll on the health of the people. The heat wave which is spread across the state has had a massive impact. With many falling sick and eight deaths which have been recorded, so far

Maharashtra heatwave claims 8 lives, 501 hospitalisedAs Maharashtra is reeling under the scorching heat, eight people have lost his life due to the severe heat wave conditions. According to the government officials, as many as 501 people are taking treatment in the different hospitals across the state. This is the highest incidence of heat wave related illnesses reported in the last […]

Maha: Govt issues guidelines for private hospitals conducting hysterectomies in Beed

The Maharashtra government has issued stern guidelines in connection with performing the surgical procedure of hysterectomy in Beed district. All the private hospitals and nursing homes have been asked to adhere to these guidelines by the district administration. Strict action will be taken against those who fail to comply with the guidelines

Maha: Govt issues guidelines for private hospitals conducting hysterectomies in BeedThese guidelines have been issued in the wake of the recent shocking revelations, on the rampant use of obstetric hysterectomy, in Beed, Maharashtra, wherein a lot of women were forced to remove their wombs, in order to earn their livelihood. Finally, the district administration has swung into action and has taken cognisance of this grave […]

Maha: Vets nurse python on the verge of death, back to health

Veterinary doctors and an NGO working for animal welfare in Beed, Maharashtra has saved a life of a 10-foot long python. Since the past eight months, the doctors have tirelessly treated the python at an animal rehabilitation centre. He has now been released back into in the forest

Maha: Vets nurse python on the verge of death, back to healthWe read about a number of incidents, where people don’t come forward to help an injured person. They rather, spend time clicking the picture or a video of the incident. Owing to this negligence a person loses their life. If an injured person gets a medical treatment on time, his life could be saved. Siddharth […]

Maha: Shortage of medicines in government-run hospitals, states survey

A recent survey done by Jan Aarogya Abhiyan, pointed out shortage of medicines in government hospitals. The survey was carried out in 11 Primary Health Services (PHC’s) and two rural health services (RHS) in Pune, Nandurbar and Beed districts

Maha: Shortage of medicines in government-run hospitals, states surveyIt revealed around 33 per cent of medicines were unavailable under these facilities. It further pointed out that 28 per cent of medicines were about to go out of supply 22 per cent of the medicines were available would not have been sufficient in the long-run. Only around 15 per cent of the medicines had […]

‘That’s when I had stopped using lipstick’

After transforming from Lalita to Lalit, Tuesday, literally was Lalit’s day out. For the first time, Lalit stepped out of the hospital to return to his native place as a man. Lalit says he is eager to join his police duty soon and his very optimistic about his new life and new changes in the body

‘That’s when I had stopped using lipstick’“In 2009, I came to know that I am different from the other girls, that is when I stopped using lipstick. Then I never looked at it nor did any make-up. I could feel from the inside that I was different. Finally, I have my own identity now,” said Lalit Salve. Lalita finally got her […]

My name is ‘Lalit Salve’

After Lalita's transformation into Lalit Salve. Lalit will have to be hospitalised in St George hospital for about two weeks. Doctors say second surgery will be done after six months. But, Lalita says, 'Now call me Lalit. The identity which was hidden for the past several years

My name is ‘Lalit Salve’“My name is Lalit Salve, I am feeling very happy now. I have my own identity,” says Lalita Salve after accepting her new-found identity which lay hidden away all these years. On Friday, May 25, after her first sex-change surgery, Lalita has been successfully transformed into Lalit. Lalita was struggling to reclaim her hidden identity […]

Lalita to Lalit: Doctors to perform first surgery on Friday 

Lalita Salve, a 29-year-old woman police constable from Beed, Maharashtra, will undergo her first surgery on Friday. The doctors will remove her breasts and ovaries. And will insert a tube into her bladder help her to pass urine

Lalita to Lalit: Doctors to perform first surgery on Friday Lalita Salve, a 29-year-old woman police constable from Beed, Maharashtra, will take her first step to become Lalit on Friday, May 25. A well-known plastic surgeon, Dr Rajat Kapoor, will perform the sex-change surgery on Lalita at Mumbai’s state-run St George Hospital. On Friday, the doctors will remove her breasts and ovaries. And will insert […]

From Lalita to Lalit, Beed constable to undergo sex-change surgery

Lalita Salve is admitted at Mumbai’s state-run St George Hospital in Mumbai. She will undergo a series of medical tests over the next few days before undergoing the sex-change operation. According to doctors, permission from Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) is needed before performing the surgery

From Lalita to Lalit, Beed constable to undergo sex-change surgery“It’s been 29 years now since I have been living like this. Soon, I will be free. I am eagerly waiting for my new identity – Lalit. Finally, the endless wait will come to an end,” said Lalita Salve. On Tuesday, after receiving permission from the Maharashtra Police Department for sex-change surgery, Lalita Salve admitted […]

Maharahtra police grants permission to Lalita Salve for sex change surgery

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis cleared the file from his office on April 18 to allow Beed constable Lalita Salve to undergo the gender reassignment surgery. Salve had earlier met the CM’s and sought his intervention. CM Fadnavis had taken a holistic view of her case.  Lalita was employed as a female cop and was a part Beed’s all-women squad. However, later after she realised about underdeveloped male organs in her body, she applied for a sex change operation

Maharahtra police grants permission to Lalita Salve for sex change surgeryLalita Salve, a female constable in Maharashtra Police, will now set to undergo a sex change surgery. Director General of Police (DGP) Maharashtra, has given her the permission to undergo a sex change operation On Monday, May 21, Lalita received a letter for the DGP officer informing about the permission being granted to her. Soon, […]