Separated conjoined twins Jaga & Kalia celebrate New Year in AIIMS

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Wearing new colourful clothes with fancy caps on their heads, separated conjoined twins of Kandhamal, Jaga and Kalia celebrated the New Year with their parents and doctors at AIIMS, New Delhi today.

The pictures of their celebration released by the hospital authorities showed Jaga sitting on his father’s lap while his brother Kalia was seen beside his mother. Neurosurgeon Ashok Mohapatra and another senior doctor of the surgery team were present to celebrate the New Year with the twin brothers.

Hospital sources said Jaga’s condition is improving beyond expectation while Kalia is showing signs of considerable improvement. Both the children will remain under medical observation for three more months, AIIMS authorities had recently announced.

The twins were separated by a team of doctors at the premier health institute of the country after an 11-hour-long surgery on October 25, 2017. Odisha government has extended all financial support for the treatment of the twins.