Englishbazaar: Atleast 50 villagers have been taken ill after consuming bhog of Manasa Puja on Thursday at Malda.
The ill have been admitted to the Malda Medical College & Hospital. One out of them is critical. 10 are women while 8 are children out of those who fell ill after consuming bhog. As per sources, the one whose condition is serious is being shifted to Kolkata for treatment. This incident has led to panic in the area, naturally. The incident took place at Khasimiri village.
As per local sources, Manasa Puja was held in Jaykrishna Ghosh’s house. On the occasion of the puja, bhog was served to the villagers. After consuming the bhog, the villagers started falling sick one after another. The locals rushed them to the Malda Medical College and Hospital. The police officers of the Englishbazaar Police Station have already started an investigation.