Hyderabad: Despite wide publicity given to \u2018Beti Bachao Beti Padhao\u2019 campaign, it seems that the initiative failed to change the mindset of a certain section of society as discrimination against girl child still exists. Even today, some persons dislike the birth of a girl child. \n\n\n\nIn one such incident, a father\u2019s dislike towards girl child went to such an extent that he did not hesitate to kill his infant daughter. \n\n\n\nFather kills daughter by drowning\n\n\n\nThe cruel father killed his one-month-old daughter by drowning her in a water tank as he was irritated on the birth of the second daughter. \n\n\n\nAccording to the details, this incident took place at Regbuta Village of Bhadradiri District, Kothagudam. The accused is identified as Surya Teja. \n\n\n\nHatred against girl child\n\n\n\nIt is reported that after a few\nyears of courtship, he married Akhila. One year back, she gave birth to a girl\nchild. Disappointed with it, he quarreled with his wife. \n\n\n\nOne month back, when his wife gave\nbirth to another girl child, he got furious. \n\n\n\nOne morning, when his wife got up,\nshe found her second daughter missing. She suspected her husband and asked him\nabout the infant. \n\n\n\nInitially, he denied the crime but later he admitted that he has drowned his daughter in the water tank. His wife alerted the neighbours. They caught hold of man and hand him over to the police. Police registered a case and started investigation.