Block education officer Gunanand Singh,who rushed to the school, said the food served to the children was stale
MADHEPURA: At least 20 schoolchildren were taken ill and hospitalised after allegedly having contaminated midday meals at a school at Kashipur in Bihar’s Madhepura district on Thursday.
Mukesh Kumar, who treated the children, said they complained of stomach cramps and vomiting. “Most of the children were discharged on Thursday night while two are still undergoing treatment.”
A parent said they rushed to the school and found the children in pain. Parents alleged that ever since an NGO began supplying food to schools, their children have complained about its bad quality. “We want food to be cooked in schools.”
Babita Kumari, a teacher, said they informed the block education officer (BEO) Gunanand Singh about the matter.
Singh, who rushed to the school, said the food served to the children was stale and that he has ordered a probe. “Such food must be stopped,” he said. He added he would lodge a complaint with higher authorities.
After school girl, BBMP truck kills senior citizen in Bengaluru
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has had another death in just ten days after a garbage truck knocked down a 76-year-old man on Thursday on Thanisandra Main Road. This is the second such incident in the last ten days. Few days back a BBMP garbage truck had killed a class 9 student near Old Airport Road after she was forced to cross the road to avoid a waterlogged subway due to Bengaluru negligence.
Pune based Shivani Lonkar on being stuck in Ukraine: We just wanted to be back, alive
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Section 144 imposed in Noida. Check details
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Rahul Gandhi in Bengaluru, calls ‘Karnataka govt most corrupt’
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is currently on a visit to Bengaluru is attending the Karnataka Congress Extended Executive meeting on Friday Morning. The MP, who is on a two-day visit to the state was accompanied by the Congress state unit President DK Shivakumar, Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah and other senior state party leaders. Speculations are rife that his visit is set to kick off Karnataka Congress’ 2023 Assembly elections campaign.
Amit Shah in Bengaluru, BJP rubbishes K’taka leadership change speculation
Union Home Minister Amit Shah who is on a two-day visit to Karnataka on Friday attended the 115th Jayanthi and Guru Vandana program of Shivakumara Swamiji at Siddaganga Math in Tumkur. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Tejasvi Surya were also present on the occasion. Shah will be attending Karnataka State Cooperative Conference at around 4 pm in Bengaluru Palace.