Cuttack:7/98/19: After two years of rigorous treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, separated conjoined twins Jaga and Balia returned Odisha today.
The separated conjoined twins along with their parents reached Cuttack railway station this afternoon.
The duo will be admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack where their treatment would be carried out under the supervision of a six-member team of doctors inside a special cabin set up in the hospital, informed sources.
A team of doctors from AIIMS as well as SCB and officials of Odisha Bhawan in Delhi has accompanied Jaga and Balia to Odisha.
The State government had made extensive arrangements for their safe return and ensured that it will oversee the complete treatment of the twins in Cuttack SCB till they grow fit.
It is pertinent to mention here that, born to Bhuan Kanhar and Puspanjali Kanhar of Milipada in Kandhamal district, the twins, suffering from a rare craniopagus disorder, were admitted for treatment to Delhi AIIMS on July 13, 2017 with the help of Odisha government.
A special team of doctors performed two phases of marathon cranial separation surgeries- one on August 28 and the second on October 25, 2019 to separate the conjoined twins.