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The incidence of PDPH with the use of two different spinal needles was studied in this randomized control trial. The study comprised of sixty patients belonging to ASA PS Grade I/II who were randomly allotted to two groups of thirty each. Group-I was using the 26G Quincke spinal needle and Group-II was using the 26G Whitacre spinal needle in patients undergoing elective caesarean section. With the data obtained there was a statistically significant rate of decrease in the incidence of PDPH in patients belonging to Group-II compared to those of Group-I.