Odisha: Tribal pregnant woman delivers baby in drain after hospital denies admission in Koraput

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 December 2017, 05:31 PM
Odisha: Pregnant woman delivers baby in drain next to hospital canteen (Source: ANI)
Odisha: Pregnant woman delivers baby in drain next to hospital canteen (Source: ANI)

A pregnant woman was forced to deliver baby in a drain next to a hospital canteen in Odisha’s Koraput district after she was allegedly denied admission due to lack of documents on Saturday.

According to reports, the woman from Janiguda village was visiting her husband undergoing treatment at Koraput district headquarters (DHH), when she complained labour pain.

The hospital staffs allegedly denied her request for a checkup after she failed to show her Mamata Yojana beneficiary card and other documents for the checkup. She delivered the baby in a drain next to the hospital canteen.

However, the doctors of the hospital denied the allegations. They told the local media that on learning the delivery hospital staffs including doctors and nurse rushed to the hospital provided immediate medical care to both mother and child.

First Published: Saturday, December 16, 2017 04:30 PM
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