In Ranchi, at least 40 children were hospitalised after a lizard was cooked along with their breakfast at a school hostel.
The students of the Gurukul school were rushed to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences for treatment after they started vomiting and complained of stomach ache.
A lizard was later found in the plate of a student, a police officer said.
He added that 33 students were discharged after treatment. The condition of three of the seven children admitted to the hospital is said be serious.