Himansu Shekhar Rout

The 21st-day ritual of the baby girl, who was rescued from an abandoned borewell in a forested area of Sambalpur, was celebrated at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla, on Monday. The baby, named Bijayini, is recuperating at the SNCU of the VIMSAR. 

As per reports, the two-day-old baby was found dumped in the borewell at Laripalli under Rengali block on December 12. The district administration with the help of the Fire Department personnel and ODRAF managed to rescue the girl after an 8-hour-long exercise. 

As the newborn survived such a disaster, she was named Bijayini. She was admitted to the SNCU at VIMSAR. Initially, her condition was critical because of internal bleeding. A team of doctors was routinely looking after her treatment.

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Doctors then said that the baby had serious health complications arising out of her low weight and premature birth. The bleeding in her intestine was a cause of concern for the authorities at VIMSAR. 

The Sambalpur district administration was keeping track of her health condition and provided all possible help.

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