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4) What is genetic discrimination? It’s  said that India needs a law against genetic discrimination. Examine why India needs such a law and in what form.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health; Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 

4) What is genetic discrimination? It’s  said that India needs a law against genetic discrimination. Examine why India needs such a law and in what form. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

It’s in news thanks to Delhi High Court verdict.  Important question for this year Mains

Key demand of the question:

There are three key demands: first define what is genetic discrimination. Second, why India needs a law on genetic discrimination; Third, what should be the form of such a law (your suggestions based on foreign models and expert suggestions)

Directive Word:

Examine: Just present related information for each part of the question.  

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction in 1-2 lines write about need for such a law. Mention related current event(High court verdict).  

In the body, divide answer into THREE parts as mentioned above. Divide each part into sub-parts. For each sub-part provide examples. 

In the conclusion, write benefits of such a law in the larger interest of public health and also human rights.