“There are many people who are in a condition that is very similar to the condition I am in.
I don’t even know what the word ‘breast’ means.
I cannot bear the idea of having breast lift, of having it in the first place,” she said.”
I cannot even look at myself.
If I did not feel that I was pregnant, I would have no other choice.”
Ms Kalyan’s case has prompted calls for a review of India’s strict rules governing the use of contraceptives.
“India is one of the few countries in the world where abortion is illegal and there are no other alternatives,” Dr Srinivasan said.
“It’s not just women who need to be aware of this.
There are many other people in the country who are pregnant.”
A spokesman for India’s Centre for Reproductive Health said the guidelines were not being followed.
“There is no information available about the use and effectiveness of this intervention,” he said.