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More mid day meal horror: Dead lizard in food served at a Haryana school

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Jul 23, 2013 at 01:18pm IST

Palwal: In another shocking case of mid day meal horror, a dead lizard was found in the meal served to students at a school in Palwal in Haryana. The lizard was found in the rice.

The parents of the children have held protests. Children have also complained that the food served to them is of very poor quality and they have found insects in their food on a regular basis.

Local administration has promised strong action against the organisation that supplies the mid day meals. "We demand strong action against those who supply the mid-day meal. The entire village has decided that the mid day meal won't be supplied to our schools anymore," said village sarpanch Charan Singh.

This comes days after 23 children died after eating the mid day meal at a school in Chhapra in Bihar. The police, after the forensic tests, found that the food had a pesticide mixed in it.

Not just Bihar and Haryana, the mid day meal horror has surfaced in other states too. Earlier, 16 students in Tamil Nadu too had fallen sick after eating the mid day meal in school.

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