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Food poisoning in Paneri of Udalguri

UDALGURI: At least sixty people including women and childrens ,were admitted for a suspected case of food poisoning in Panery Subsidiary Health Centre in  Panery of Udalguri district on Saturday. They are said to have consumed prasads(offerings) at Pub-Panery Bishnu Mandir as a part of monthly Naam-Prasangas on Friday night following which the devotees including a good number of women and children suffered from dizziness and vomiting in mid-night. The patients were rushed to the health centre where they are undergoing treatment. Students body members and locals in large number also visited the patients to take stock of the situation. "We took part in the naam-prasanga and consumed chickpea and Laddu which were part of prasads,following which I along with my two childrens suffered uneasiness and vomiting", said a patient Lakhi Priya Lahkar. Meanwhile the conditions of the patients are stated to be stable informed attending Ayurvedic doctor Santosh Singh Yadav.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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