Over 50 people have fallen ill after having prasad at a religious
function organized in Kamrup district on Sunday.
The local residents in Rangiya had gathered at a house in Nabapur
village in Rani area for a religious function and ate sprouted grams
which was offered as 'prasad' on Saturday night.
The ailing people complained of stomach ache, vomiting and other
symptoms related to food poisoning and were admitted to Rani primary
The condition of ten persons, including some children, was stated to
be serious and they have been shifted to Guwahati Medical College
The Kamrup district administration has ordered an inquiry into the
incident and the food samples have been collected for testing.
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