SRK’s surrogate baby row hots up

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Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is in trouble  After reports of the actor going for a baby boy through surrogacy emerged, questions are being raised about how he managed to know the sex of the unborn baby.  A few days after the surrogacy news emerged, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC) has begun investigating whether the actor and his doctor had violated the Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques ( PNDT) Act, which makes it illegal for sex determination tests to be conducted on a pregnant woman.

The reports of Shah Rukh going for a baby through surrogacy assume credence as the actor and his family have not denied them. The BMC’s move comes after a direction from Maharashtra Health Minister Suresh Shetty who asked them to look into the matter after NGOs and activists raised a hue and cry.  “ We have come to know that Shah Rukh has gone to the same doctor that actor Aamir Khan went to for his surrogate baby. We have lodged a complaint against the actor, the trustee of Jaslok Hospital and Dr Firuza Parikh,” Varsha Deshpande, founder and activist of NGO Lek Ladki, said  What would prove more damaging for Shah Rukh is that Deshpande claimed that the BMC should also investigate whether efforts were meant to ensure that the couple had deliberately gone for a male child  Deshpande’s activism notwithstanding, the BMC seems to be dragging its feet on the issue  On Monday, health department officials from the local ward office in Bandra visited Shah Rukh’s residence ‘ Mannat’ where the actor’s secretary told them that he wasn’t at home and that they had not done any kind of sex determination tests. Civic officials then quietly came back, taking the secretary’s word. In fact, they didn’t even bother to ask whether the actor was indeed having a baby through surrogacy  Later, officials also spoke to the hospital authorities who claimed that they don’t conduct sex determination tests. The BMC took this version at face value as well  “ We have asked for a report and we can’t comment unless we get the report,” Shetty said

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In addition an official spokesperson from Jaslok Hospital had this to say,"Dr Firuza Parikh, who is the Director of the IVF Centre at Jaslok Hospital has not done surrogacy for Mr and Mrs Shahrukh Khan. She is not involved in the care of their alleged surrogacy".

For now though, Gauri and Shah Rukh are remaining mum on the matter.