400 pairs of twins.. What is the mystery of the Indian village of twins?

2024-01-07 2024-01-07T08:15:24Z
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Weather of Arabia - The birth rate of twins in various parts of the world reaches 12 twin births out of every thousand births, but in one small Indian village with a population of two thousand people, there are 400 pairs of twins, so that almost every house in this village has a twin the least

Are there scientific explanations behind this phenomenon?

The Mystery of the Indian Twins Village “Kodinhi”

There is a small village "Kodinhi" in the Indian state of Kerala, and although it appears, in the first place, as an ordinary village surrounded by trees and agricultural fields, the difference appears when you enter its streets, where the visitor can notice remarkably similar faces, due to the striking abundance For twins in this village.

The curiosity of two schoolgirls reveals the mystery of the Indian village of Kodinhi

In 2006, the curiosity of twin girls in the Indian village of Kodinhi inspired them to pay attention to the community's high twin birth rate. The two students, Samira and Femina, were studying in the village school when they noticed that there were 8 pairs of twins in their class, which made them begin to explore the number of twins in the school in general. They did a quick survey and discovered that there were 24 pairs of twins in the school as a whole, which sparked their curiosity.

400 pairs of twins in the Indian village of Kodinhi

The two girls launched an initiative to count the number of twins in the entire village, where they found about 280 pairs of twins. A committee of villagers was formed to conduct a careful survey, and the result was amazing, as it turned out that this unique phenomenon began three generations ago and is increasing every year. In 2022 statistics, the number of twins in the village reached 400 pairs, making it a unique and surprising phenomenon in the world.

Most of the previous generations in Kodinhi village did not witness the birth of twins. For example, Prasina, who has been living in the village for the past two generations, is the only daughter in her family who has spent her life in this village. Her family had not witnessed the birth of twins in previous generations, but when Prasina became pregnant ten years ago, it was a surprise that she gave birth to twins.

Prasina's mother says: "After our daughter's marriage, she moved to Qatar to live there with her husband, and she visits us only once a year. Ten years ago, when she got pregnant, the surprise was that she gave birth to twins."

What is the mystery of the twin village in India?

Specifically in the Indian state of Kerala, the small village of Kodinhi is located. Despite its natural character, which combines trees and agricultural fields, there is a unique feature that distinguishes it from other villages, which is the remarkable frequency of the birth of twins.

It was the curiosity of twin girls in 2006 that prompted the village to take notice of its high twin birth rates. At that time, Samira and Femina were students in the village school and noticed that there were 8 pairs of twins in their class alone. This discovery aroused the curiosity of scientists, who visited the village in 2016 and studied the DNA of its residents, but until now the main reason behind this unique phenomenon has not been revealed.

Until now, no clear genetic link to the phenomenon of identical twins in these villages has been identified, and the actual reason behind this phenomenon remains uncertain. Dr. Villafane notes that further studies will be necessary to understand the genetic and environmental factors that may hold key answers about the high birth rate of twins in Kodinhi.

For his part, Dr. Krishnan Sribiju, an expert in studying the phenomenon of twin births, believes that the village of Kodinhi constitutes a miracle in the world of medicine, and is considered a unique phenomenon that has appeared in recent years. Although many experts and researchers have visited, they have not yet been able to identify any clear cause.

Commenting on the possible cause, Dr. Sribiju says: “I think the diet of the population here could be the reason for the birth of twins, which contains an ingredient that may be identifiable. If this ingredient is discovered, it may be a cause of happiness for couples suffering from "There are few children around the world and they are looking forward to having children."

Read also: The Hunza tribe...a people whose inhabitants live up to 145 years and whose women give birth at the age of 70!


Source: arabicpost

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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