Five persons of a family have been found ill after they ate chapattis in Jorhat district on Sunday. The five member family of Ward No 2 of Jorhat town complained of stomach ache, nausea and vomiting after they had their dinner last night and were admitted to the Jorhat Medical College Hospital.
The family members complained that the chapatti tasted bitter and could have been contaminated. The members have been identified as Piyolal Banik, Chandana Banik, Sanjoy Banik, Gitu Banik and Babu Banik. The Jorhat Food Inspector has seized the remaining flour of which the family bought from a particular shop in the area and the shopkeeper was picked up for interrogation.
Assam goes to repolling in thee assembly constituencies.Polling began at 6 booths from 8 in the morning on Monday in Bhawanipur, Rongia and Udalguri districts. Assamtime poll squad covering these booths see brisk polling where voters remaining lined up to cast their votes. The Election Commission has ordered repolling in these booths in view of major anomalies on April 11. The counting would take place on May 13.