By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 03, 2017, 02:29
Duration : 01:29
Odisha infant branded with hot iron rod : Watch video
Odisha three-month-old girl branded her stomach with hot iron rod to cure bloated stomach. The practice of treating infants with hot iron nails, or other traditional methods, is rampant in remote and tribal districts of Odisha.In January this year, a two-month-old in Nabarangpur’s Raighar block died several hours after his parents tried to get him cured by a traditional healer using the juice from the seed of a wild cashew apple.