Kottayam: Bringing joy and hope for an amazing year ahead, a baby girl was born at 12.34 am on New Year making her the first baby of the year born in the district.
The little girl was born through a Caesarean section at the medical college hospital, led by Dr. Girijakumari, professor of Gynecology.
The parents, Parackal Joy and Jessy, are excited that their third child is the first baby born in the new year in the district.
The little girl will be baptized later probably with a name starting with 'A' to go with the names of her elder siblings Akhil and Aleena.
Meanwhile, a baby boy born to Madurai natives Harishma and Vignesh at 1.14 am became the first baby of the year born of natural labor at the medical college hospital.