Delhi: 13 children hospitalised after consuming mid-day meal at Anganwadi centre

The Anganwadi centre was being run for the last 11 years Anita (47), a resident of Hastal Vihar in Dwarka's Uttam Nagar.

Delhi: 13 children hospitalised after consuming mid-day meal at anganwadi centre
Photo: AFP (Representational)
By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 25 Jul 2018 10:31 AM
New Delhi: At least 13 children and a staff member of an Anganwadi centre in Dwarka's Uttam Nagar area were hospitalised on Tuesday after they complained of vomiting and lost consciousness.

As per PTI report, the incident happened after they consumed the mid-day meal.


Police said that the rice and boiled gram were served to the children and pregnant women at the Anganwadi centre which was supplied by a group based in Uttam Nagar's Deepak Vihar.

Though the pregnant women who consumed the same meal did not complain of any uneasiness, the kids were sent to the nearest hospital. The children were in the age group of one-and-a half to seven.

The Anganwadi centre was being run for the last 11 years Anita (47), a resident of Hastal Vihar in Dwarka's Uttam Nagar. The centre has 46 children and 13 pregnant women.

An FIR has been registered in the matter but no person has been arrested yet.
(with additional input from agencies)

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