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125 children taken ill after consuming mid-day meal in Uttar Pradesh

Four teachers have been suspended, while services of five others including two cooks have been terminated, the BSA added.

By: PTI | Ballia | Published: March 19, 2016 5:47 pm
mid day meal, midday meal, uttar pradesh, mid day meal sick, students sick mid day meal, up midday meal sick, uttar pradesh news, india news, latest news The children ate a meal of puri, chole and kheer following which they started vomiting and had loose motions. (Representational image/ File)

Around 125 children were taken ill on Saturday after consuming mid-day meal at a primary school in Belhari, police said.

The children ate a meal of puri, chole and kheer following which they started vomiting and had loose motions.

They were rushed to the district hospital, K Balaji, District Magistrate-Incharge said.

All the children are stated to be out of danger, Balaji said, adding, a four-member team has been constituted to probe the incident.

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Meanwhile, Rakesh Singh, Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) said prima facie there was something wrong with the ‘puri’ served to the children.

Four teachers have been suspended, while services of five others including two cooks have been terminated, the BSA added.

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    BharatK
    Mar 19, 2016 at 7:33 pm
    Provide the job to ISKCON. Iskcon providing quality mid-day meals to childrens in Maharastra, MP, Karnataka, and other places.
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      Manjunath
      Mar 19, 2016 at 3:58 pm
      Why r u hiding the name of the supplier?
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      1. Ramachandra Rao
        Mar 20, 2016 at 6:07 am
        But it is UP.
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        1. Ramachandra Rao
          Mar 20, 2016 at 6:11 am
          Food contamination going unchecked at the cost of the kids' health.
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