Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: A woman belonging to Thotapalem village of Vizianagaram district delivered a female baby at Varahalakshmi Nrusimhaswamy bus-stand at Simhachalam on Saturday.

The baby was declared dead on arrival at Adavivaram hospital.

Deputy surgeon K.V.S. Gowreswar said Ch. Varalaxmi (25), a housewife, gave birth to the baby three months before the expected date of delivery.

The woman developed labour pains and fainted after getting down from a bus. She came to Simhachalam along with a marriage party and was returning home after having darshan of Lord Varahalakshmi Nrusimhaswamy.

The condition of Varalaxmi was stable, doctors said.