Embracing motherhood at the age of 74 has not only drew her into the eyes of global media but has now pushed them into oblivion. Setting a new world record by delivering twins through the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) process, Mangayamma and Yerramatti Raja Rao became parents after 57 years of marriage. While the family is happy to be blessed with the baby girls, the hospital which anticipated global applause received an unexpected backlash from professional institutes and communities for risking the life of a 74-year-old against the norms.
While followed up about the whereabouts of the old-age couple and the twins, shocking facts were unveiled. Neither the relatives nor the local villagers knew where the couple is now. When tried to approach the hospital authorities, they too didn’t have a clear picture of the couple who brought fame to them. A few of the villagers stated that the couple deliberately left their lands and properties and went into oblivion to avoid the unnecessary attention from media and the society who put them down for embracing parenthood at old-age. Reportedly, Mangayamma and Yerramatti Raja fell victim to the unexpected societal pressures which forced them to leave their village