Hindu Devotees Help Pregnant Muslim Woman Deliver Baby at a Ganapati Temple
Ilyaz Shaikh, living in Mumbai was taking his pregnant wife to a hospital while she was in labour. But little did he know that she eventually will deliver the baby at Wadala's Ganapati temple.
While they were heading towards the hospital, Noor Jahan Shaikh was forced to exit the taxi by the driver, as he did not want her to deliver the baby in his vehicle. What happened next was no lesser than a movie scene.
Some female devotees sitting outside the temple rushed immediately to provide help after seeing her screaming in pain. They created a makeshift delivery room with sarees and bedsheets and in few minutes, and Noor finally delivered a healthy child, a baby boy.
According to the reports published in Janta Ka Reporter, Ilyaz said "We were so worried. My wife was close to delivering the baby and all we could see was a Ganpati Mandir. As soon as we got down outside the temple, some women, who were sitting in the verandah of the mandir, rushed to help us. We didn’t even have to ask. After that, I was called later to see the face of my baby boy."
“I was tense when I was close to delivering in the middle of the road. But when I saw that there was a temple, I realized that God himself is watching over us. What could be better than giving birth before Lord Ganpati? We are going to name the baby Ganesh,” said Noor Jahan.
Later the doctors said that both, mother and child were healthy.