Keonjhar: A woman gave birth to a baby girl inside a moving auto-rickshaw at Baidabaja village under Patna block of Keonjhar district on Sunday.
According to sources, the wife of Jagadananda Munda at Baidabaja village developed labour pain on Sunday. Later, he informed the ASHA worker in the area. The ASHA worker called up 102 Janani Surakhya express, but it did not turn up.
Later, the family members hired an auto-rickshaw to take the woman to a hospital. The woman was being taken to Patna community health centre (CHC) when she delivered a baby girl in the auto-rickshaw en route.
The mother and the newborn were admitted to Patna CHC for further treatment. Both mother and baby were stable, said Patna CHC in charge Purusottam Mohanty.