A protest today by more than 100 students against the allegedly poor quality of their free mid-day meal turned violent today. Three teachers were beaten up in Bhikhampur Middle School, said local officials in the Nawada district, over 120 kilometres from Patna.
On Monday, a school in the Chhapra district served lunch laced with insecticide.
The children who were demanding better meals in today's protest were between the ages of 10 and 16.
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