Girl born with 'elephant trunk' being worshipped

Girl born with 'elephant trunk' being worshipped
Published: 2015 March 31 08:03:42 (12262 Views)
A baby girl in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India is being worshipped as a Hindu god, after she was born with what appears to be a trunk.

The girl was born on Thursday and people are now flocking to see her as they believe she is an incarnation of the Hindu deity Ganesha, who also has a trunk.

The baby's aunty said that crowds had since arrived to make offerings to the child.

'My sister-in-law gave birth to a girl at 7:00 a.m. and her face looks exactly like Lord Ganesha', she said.



'This is why whoever hears about her is coming here to get a glimpse of the baby and are making whatever offerings possible'.

The girl was born to Rambabu Sarvesh and his wife Banna Devi.

Mr Sarvesh, who is already a father to three children, earns 250 rupee ($5.17) a day, and hopes that his daughter's birth will result in a change to the family's fortunes.

Doctors have said that the girl's deformity was most likely due to a gene mutation, as a result of malnutrition.





Source - Metro

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