New Delhi: 9, including 8 kids, hospitalised after consuming mid-day meal at Anganwadi centre

New Delhi: 9, including 8 kids, hospitalised after consuming mid-day meal at Anganwadi centre
Schoolchildren eat their free mid-day meal at a government school. Photo: AFP (Representational)
By: PTI
Updated: 24 Jul 2018 05:55 PM
New Delhi: At least eight children and a staff of an Anganwadi centre in Dwarka's Uttam Nagar were hospitalised when they complained of vomiting and lost consciousness after consuming mid-day meal today, the police said.

They were being treated at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, they said.


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, a police official said.

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

Earlier this month, 30 students of a government school fell ill after consuming mid-day meal that allegedly had a dead-lizard in it.

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