Odisha’s separated conjoined twins: Jaga starts walking
KalingaTV News Network
New Delhi: Jaga, one of the separated conjoined twins of Kandhamal has started walking with the help of a walker at AIIMS, New Delhi for the first time after the separation surgery of the conjoined twins.
In one of the two photos, Jaga whose condition had shown considerable improvement is seen walking alone, while in the other he is assisted by his mother Puspanjali Kanhar.
Earlier, he was seen dancing, listening to music and playing with balls. He was also seen eating his own food.
On the other hand, Balia who was taken off from the ventilator support on November 25 is also showing signs of speedy recovery and is being given semi-liquid food. A team of doctors are constantly monitoring his health condition.
The twins, who were conjoined at head, were separated after two phases of operation at AIIMS, New Delhi. While the first phase operation was conducted on August 28, the second phase separation surgery was conducted on October 25. Anesthesiologists Ashok Kumar Mahapatra had led the teams of doctors who conducted the surgery.
Their separation surgery was possible only after Odisha government came to their rescue following Kalinga TV’s report on the plight of the sons of Bhuiya Kanhar and Puspanjali Kanhar of Milipada village in Kandhamal district.