Jaga-Balia Relish Lord Jagannath’s Mahaprasad In AIIMS, New Delhi


New Delhi: Kandhamal twins Jaga-Balia, now undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after their separation surgery, had Mahaprasad from Puri Jagannath Temple today.

Reports said that, Jagannath Sena Convenor Priyadarshan Patnaik handed over the Mahaprasad of Lord Jagannath along with banas (sacred flags that protects devotees) to Dr. Ashok Kumar Mahapatra, Chief of the Neurosciences Centre of the hospital and Jaga-Balia’s parents Bhuiya Kanhar and Puspanjali Kanhar.

The Chairman of Jagannath Temple and gajapati King of Puri Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb also offered his prayer for the speedy recovery of the twins.

Meanwhile, Doctors attending Jaga-Balia said that both the babies are doing well and recovering at a satisfactory pace.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, during his three-day New Delhi tour had also visited the AIIMS and met the twins. He had held discussion with the team of doctors over the health condition of the twins, assuring to meet all the necessary expenses of the twins.


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