A identified as Manpreet Singh, 21, is being worshiped as the reincarnation of a Hindu God after a mystery condition left him just 23 inches tall.
According to Dailymail reports, Manpreet Singh is the same height and weight as a six month old baby and is believed to be one of the smallest people in the world.
According to his parents parents Jagtar Singh and Manjeet Kaur, the boy was boy healthy but stopped growing when he was six months old. Sadly, doctors have never examined him properly as his family have never been able to afford medical treatment.
Jagtar said: ‘We don’t have money to pay for his treatment.’
Additionally, Mr Singh is unable to talk and walk – he stopped moving his legs when he was three. But his family insist that he still brings joy to his fellow villagers.
‘We have taken him to many doctors since his birth but around 5-7 doctors told us that he is suffering from thyroid and he can be treated,’ his mother said.
‘But we have given him a lot of medicines and there is no difference.’
‘People don’t bully my son for being short. We don’t feel bad about him. We all worship him. People love him a lot. People come to worship him everyday.’
Interestingly, Mr Singh has two siblings, both of whom normal height. His 19-year-old sister Jaspreet stays home to take care of him.
However, the family want him to become famous so that they can get enough money for his treatment.
‘We have consulted a lot of doctors but they also don’t have any hope. But if by any chance there is a possibility, I could not be happier,’ his father said.
‘People come to me who are suffering from fever or a cold, I take care of them. But this is a different case, I have seen it for the very first time,’ he said.
‘Today science has developed so much that nothing is impossible. His treatment is also possible.’