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Married woman 'sacrifices' tongue to Lord Shiva in Chg temple

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In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old married woman cut off her tongue and 'offered' it to Lord in Chhattisgarh's district today, police said.

The incident took place this morning at the temple in Nunera village under Pali development block, located around 60 kms away from district headquarters, a local police said.

"Seema Bai Gond, wife of Firtu Ram Gond, chopped her tongue with a knife in front of the Shivalinga after offering prayers," he said.

Gond was rushed to a local hospital after villagers spotted her bleeding in the temple, the said, adding that the condition of the woman is stable now.

As per preliminary investigation, the woman sacrificed her tongue over some wish made by her, he said.

"However, the exact reason behind the act is yet to be ascertained," the added.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 17:45 IST