50 babies born in city on 12.12.12
The unique combination of date, month and year, 12.12.12, finally brought bundles of joy for 50 parents in the city who were blessed with baby girls and baby boys at the government hospitals and a few private clinics.
Incidentally, at all the three government hospitals including PGIMER, GMSH-16, GMCH-32, the number of girls born on Wednesday was seven each which in itself is a coincidence.
At the PGIMER, till the filing of the reports, there were 11 deliveries with four baby boys and seven baby girls and one stillborn. At the GMSH-16, since last midnight, there were 12 deliveries with five boys and seven girls whereas at GMCH-32 the number was 14 with six boys, seven girls and one still born baby. The rest of the children were born at various private nursing homes across the city.
A proud mother, Bharti Rawat, of a baby boy who was born last night at the Government Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector 16 said, "I am totally thrilled as this is my first child and what a day my baby chose to come in this world! I am very happy," she said beaming with excitement.
Another new mommy, Priyanka, at the hospital could not stop gushing about the fact that her son will share his birthday with the legendary Rajnikanth and the cricketer Yuvraj Singh. So I wish my son to be as famous as them," she added.
Vaishali, another proud mother of a baby girl at the hospital said that she had never thought that her baby would be born on such a unique date. "It is just a coincidence," she added.
Radhey Sham, a proud father of a baby girl at the PGIMER said, "My daughter is going to be in the newspapers on the first day she is born. I am sure she will bring us name and fame in future".