Ganjam: An abandoned newborn baby was rescued from a farmland by a Asha worker in Saranuapalli village under Bellaguntha block in Ganjam district on Tuesday.
According to sources, some woman heard the scream of the newborn while taking bath in a pond nearby the farmland and searched the area.
The women finding the newborn abandoned alerted the matter to the village Asha worker, who then rushed to the spot and rescued the boy. She immediately rushed the boy to Bhanjanagar hospital for treatment.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe to trace out his parents.