At least 30 persons were taken ill after eating prasad at a village in Balagarh in Hooghly district last night, police said on Sunday.

The police said that 28 were admitted to Ahmedpur Block Primary Health Centre after they ate prasad during Lakshmi Puja at the residence of Dilip Mondol at Mundukhola village.

Two others, both pregnant women, were admitted to Chinsurah Imambara hospital, the police said.