After the congenital disorder was discovered at birth, doctors told Aparajit’s parents that their little girl was not going to survive for much longer.
The rare condition would have caused her tongue to swell up so big that it inevitably suffocated her to death.
“I knew she was in pain and also hungry. But I was helpless. I could neither share her pain nor nurse her because the overgrowth had clogged her month. But we were determined to save our child come what may.”