19 Students Fall Sick after Eating Mid-Day Meal

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Ballia:  Nineteen students fell sick after eating the mid-day meal served at a junior high school in Ballia.

The students, studying in class VI to VIII, of Dhupa Rampyari Junior Balika Vidyalaya, Balhar, fell sick yesterday after consuming the mid-day meal. They were admitted to a community health centre in Sonebasra, police said today.

A lizard was later detected in the meal which was served to the students, they said.

An FIR has been lodged with the police against five people - the headmaster, three cooks and an assistant teacher. Efforts were on to nab them.

Uttar Pradesh Education Minister Ram Govind Chaudhary visited the students in the community health centre and also directed the officials concerned to take stern action against those responsible.



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