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Uttar Pradesh class VII student booked for mixing poison in mid-day meal 'to avenge brother's death'
The trial court had earlier sentenced the accused in question with life sentence while the other one had been awarded death penalty in a case of rape and murder.
Though the children's condition improved after a few hours, they are still under observation.
The free midday meal provided by the State government is a big draw to many students, especially those whose parents are daily wage labourers.
The two students of classes seven and eight at MCD Primary School, Trilokpuri complained of stomach ache after having their meals and were taken to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital.
A video, which went viral on Friday, was recorded by a person passing by a government school in the city where two girl students were washing big tumblers which have been used to serve mid-day meal.
The draft report says that 92 per cent children going to government schools are benefitting from mid-day meal while 80 per cent of the parents surveyed agreed that the scheme has improved attandance.
Under the scheme, students of class 1-5 will be served 150 ml of milk while students of 6-8 will be served 200 ml of milk.
Sources said issues like supply of inadequate amount of rice, manipulation of students’ attendance and misappropriation of funds have adversely affected the scheme’s implementation.
The school principal was suspended after preliminary investigations confirmed severe injuries to the child.
The high number of malnourished children has raised questions on the quality of the mid-day meal being provided to the children from the Anganwadis.
The president delivered the keynote address at the 42nd Graduation Day of Guru Nanak College in Chennai.
At least one child died and six others fell ill allegedly after consuming a mid-day meal here in the early hours of Thursday.
Workers demand to meet either CM or Education minister; protest to continue as 1.18 lakh workers keep away from work.
Mid-day meal workers, including those in government and Anganwadi schools across the State are going on strike on Tuesday demanding hike in tariff for each meal they supply to students and
The mid-day meal programme in the state will be more nutritious soon, as the state government has decided to include millets in it.