: Ganjam district administration has decided to bear the cost of treatment of Prashant Padhi, who is fighting for life due to serious ailments caused because of food poisoning. It may be noted that during past two days five members of Prashant’s family, including his father, three brothers and a sister, died due to alleged food poisoning. Prashant was shifted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar from MKCG Medical College and Hospital. The friends, relatives and neighbours of this ill fated family also collected around Rs. 1 lakh for assistance towards treatment of Prashant.