The Bombay Municipal Corporation approved, in a modified form, M. R. Masani's resolution regarding birth control, by one vote. They did not vote to accept the principle of Birth Control, but asked the Medical Relief and Public Health Committee to prepare and submit a report on a plan for the provision of free birth control information at Municipal hospitals, dispensaries and clinics set up for the purpose. Masani argued that they did not want to force anyone to accept birth control, just to permit those that want it to get it. "As a Socialist, he did not believe that birth control would solve India's economic problem which to his mind was due to several political and economic factors but he thought that owing to the grinding poverty of the country there should be some restriction of births."
Sir J.B. Boman-Behram moved the amendment to refer the matter to the Medical Relief Committee without accepting the principle, argued that there was medical division on the issue and it should be taken up by medical experts. Describes some of the discussion, some opposition centered on the motives of the reformers (America produces millions of articles every week and need markets for them);