Red Cross gets Child found in Panghura Operated

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NewZNew (Bathinda) : The baby boy found in Red Cross Society’s Panghura at the Mahant Gurbanta Dass School for Deaf and Dumb Children was got operated today by the Red Cross Society Bathinda as the child did not have anus, by birth, to pass stool.

Giving information in this regards, the chairman Red Cross Society-cum-Deputy Commissioner Bathinda Dr Basant Garg stated that the child was the first child found in Panghura to suffer from their abnormality. Found at around 8 am, the child was taken to civil hospital where doctors conducted his medical examination and found that due to absence of anus, the child’s stomach had swollen.  After being administered medicine at the hospital, the child was rushed to Government Medical College Faridkot at 12:30 at night.

The Deputy Commissioner said that secretary Red Cross Society Col Virender Singh (retd), Panghura attendants Sonia and Baldev Kaur are with the child at Faridkot where his surgery was conducted to make passage for passing stool. He added that the Red Cross will bear expenses of conducting treatment and surgery of the child.

Dr Garg added that started in 2009, the Panghura has received 28 babies so far including 22 girls and six boys.