Bizarre! New-Born Baby’s Ear Cut Off In Balurghat


Balurghat: Chaos sparked in Balurghat’s super speciality hospital after the ear of a new born baby was cut off on Thursday.

During the c-section procedure of a mother, part of the new-born’s right ear was cut-off. Soon after the news of the incident spread, it created a row.

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Ashim Orao, a resident of south dinajpur’s hili area, had admitted his pregnant wife to the hospital on Wednesday. Dr. Prasanta Sarkar did the delivery of the child on Wednesday night itself when this incident occurred.

According to the relatives of the family, while doing the c-section, the doctor allegedly cut the ear of the baby. The family members started protesting and submitted a written complaint.

Last year, a nurse had cut the finger of a new-born baby at the Balurghat district hospital.

Hospital super Dr. Tapan Biswas said that he received the complaint of the ear getting cut-off of a baby. The super has assured complete investigation into the case. According to hospital sources, the baby is in good health.