Earth girl Dharitri’s Ekousia celebrated in Jajpur

Jajpur: The Jajpur district administration on Friday celebrated Ekousia (21st day of a baby) of Dharitri, who was found buried alive, with much fervour and gaiety at the Biraja Kalyan Mandap here.

Dignitaries from various fields attended the event as guests and blessed the baby. The function was jointly organized by the district administration and the District Child Protection Cell.

Notably, the baby girl was found buried alive from a field and rescued by villagers at Shyamsundarpur village under Dharmasala block in the district on March 25. The district administration adopted the newborn baby and named her Dharitri. The incident had created much hue and cry across the state.