Bihar midday meal tragedy: Locals demand justice for children’s death
Locals in Chapra district of Bihar on Thursday condemned the death of children who had consumed spurious mid day meal at school and demanded justice against those responsible. At least a dozen children with the food poisoning recuperated in hospital. Sunil Kumar, father of another victim recalled the dreadful moments. Locals said that the tragedy has irked everyone in the area and demanded speedy investigation. Meanwhile, Nitish Kumar’s Bihar government on Thursday released a prominent ad in newspapers instructing school principals and cooks in the state to first taste the mid-day meal before it is served to children.
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