Jaga, Kalia to be discharged only after go-ahead from doctors

New Delhi: Contrary to statement made by father of the separated conjoined twins, Jaga and Kalia on Monday, mother of the kids, Pushpanjali Kanhar today informed that decision regarding discharge of the twins from AIIMS, New Delhi is yet to be made.

Pushpanjali informed that a team of doctors from Odisha will visit New Delhi and inspect the health conditions of Jaga and Kalia. This will be followed by a discussion between the state team and experts at AIIMS. Only then a decision on their discharge from the hospital can be taken, she informed.

Earlier Bhuyan Kanhara, father of the separated conjoined twins had informed that the kids will soon be discharged from AIIMS and shifted to Odisha Bhawan in New Delhi. He also stated that the process for it had already begun and will be over within four days.

The twins from Milipada village in Kandhamal district with fused crania were brought to AIIMS on July 14, 2017. The siblings underwent a marathon of surgery on October 25 and 26 and subsequently went through a reconstructive and plastic surgery of the skull in a phased manner.

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