Kandhamal: A pregnant woman delivered a baby girl while being carried in sling in Daringbadi block in Kalahandi district today. The woman was being carried in a sling to the hospital due to lack of motorable roads for ambulance.
According to sources, Mikanti, wife of Nikadam Majhi of Duburi village in the block complained of labour pain today morning following which, the villagers carried her in a sling owing to the lack of motorable roads to the village.
However, after being carried in a sling for few kilometres, the woman experienced severe pain and delivered a baby.
Later, with the help of ASHA workers, the woman and her newborn baby were admitted to Brahamanigaon hospital. Reportedly, the health condition of the mother-daughter duo is stated to be stable now.