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Odishatv Bureau

New Delhi: The process to discharge Jaga, one of the separated conjoined twins of Kandhamal has begun at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), while Kalia continues to show considerable signs of improvement.

Doctors treating the separated twins said Jaga is now walking with the help of his mother and hospital staff. He is taking normal food and is playing like a normal child. If everything goes right, he might be discharged from the hospital in the next two-three days, sources said.

On the other hand, the health condition of Kalia is showing signs of considerable improvement. He is currently undergoing treatment at the general ward after being discharged from neonatal ICU, informed sources. Ground food is being given to Kalia. He prefers egg and curd, AIIMS doctors said. A special team is keeping a close watch on him.

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

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