In Bihar's Darbhanga district nearly 100 kids fell ill after consuming sweets on Independence Day, reveal sources.
The incident took place in Ranipur village in Darbhanga, about 200 km from here.
"The village mukhiya distributed sweets to mark Independence Day. But soon after consuming it, many children fell ill," a district police official said.
The condition of 20 of them is said to be critical, an official said.
According to reports, the parents and relatives of the children launched a protest and demanded action against the village head.