Woman delivers baby in unused drain after government hospital denies admission

Updated:10 months, 1 week ago IST

Koraput (Odisha), Dec 16 (ANI): After the hospital administration in Odisha’s Koraput denied admitting a pregnant woman on Friday, she was propelled to deliver her baby near a drain beside the canteen in the hospital premises. The 30-year-old woman belonged to Dasmantpur area, where even after her repeated pleas, the doctor refused to do a check-up because she fell short of furnishing the required documents. The woman continued to writhe in labour pains but the doctor did not budge. However, after the delivery in an open area sans hygienic conditions, the baby was taken into the neonatal care unit.

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