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The twinkling twin – Tale of Umri

Mohammadpur Umri, Uttar Pradesh

Mohammadpur Umri, a unique hamlet near the Air Force base at Bamrauli, near Allahabad and has a twinkling tale to flaunt. The total population of this tiny village is nearly 900. And interestingly there are almost sixty pairs of twins here.  Going by scientific knowledge, even two pairs in a population of 600 is considered high.

The identical twin birth rate in this village is 300 times the national average population and probably the highest in the world. The most fascinating trivia about Umri is that this village is even believed to possess a paor of twin cows and buffaloes. Even the hens here lay eggs with double yolks!