100 people falls ill after consuming prasad


Rangiya: More than 100 people fell ill after consuming ‘Prasad’ at temple at Maukuchi. The people ate the ‘prasad’ on Saturday and started complaining since Sunday, according to Rangiya Sub Divisional Officer Mukut Phukan.

He said, “The people complained of uneasiness since yesterday but the situation turned serious this morning when they started vomiting.”

Most of the people are being treated at Local hospital in Rangiya while some have been shifted to Guwahati Medical College and Hospital and Guwahati Neurological Research Centre. He said, “At present, the condition of all the affected people is under control. We have also set up a health camp in the village for check-ups.” The SDO said that an inquiry had been ordered into the incident.