X v. Union of India (2016) 14 SCC 382

Category: Reproductive Rights Petitioner wanted to terminate the pregnancy of about 23-24 weeks. Medical board was constituted in pursuance of directions of Supreme Court. Legality of termination of pregnancy under such special circumstances was put into question. It was held that it is permissible for termination of pregnancy after 20 weeks if it is necessary to save the life of pregnant women