Over 124 children fall ill after eating mid-day meal in Chitrakoot, Maharajganj districts

Over 124 children fall ill after eating mid-day meal in Chitrakoot, Maharajganj districts

imagesLucknow, Aug 12 - Over 124 children today fell ill after eating mid-day meal and drinking milk in Maharajganj and Chitrakoot districts. Medical officer of the community health center of Maharajganj's Bankati Dr Mukesh Gupta here said that over 52 students took ill after drinking milk given under the mid-day meals in Paraskhad Primary School. The students were immediately rushed to hospital and a team of doctors was keeping a strict vigil on students. Chief Medical Officer Dr J K Maheshwari and Sub-District Magistrate Jaichand Pandey also rushed to the spot and ordered for better treatment to children. The condition of students is stated to be stable now. In a similar case, over 62 students fell ill after consuming the meal in Jameera village under Mau police station of Chitrakoot district. Students were rushed to the hospital and their condition is stated to be normal now.

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