This 12yr old boy with a “tail” growing from his back has been hailed as a god in India.
Followers flock to Arshid Ali Khan’s temple — often leaving cash or gifts in return for a blessing.
They believe the youngster — Balaji to his devotees — is the reincarnation of Hindu monkey god Hanuman. But doctors say he has meningocele, a form of spina bifida where the spinal cord develops abnormally.
Doctors say if the growth is not removed, Balaji’s twisted limbs could become worse.
Read more in: Frrole India