21 Students, Teacher Fall Ill After Eating Mid-Day Meal In Pune: Police

The students of Rambhau Mhalgi secondary school complained of nausea after eating masala rice around 11 am.

21 Students, Teacher Fall Ill After Eating Mid-Day Meal In Pune: Police

Police said the students are undergoing medical check-up at a hospital. (Representational)

Pune:

At least 21 students of a secondary school in Katraj area in Pune and a teacher fell sick on Wednesday after consuming mid-day meal, police said.

The students of Rambhau Mhalgi secondary school complained of nausea after eating masala rice around 11 am, following which they were rushed to nearby hospital, a Bharti Vidyapeeth police station officer said.

"The students are undergoing medical check-up at the hospital," he said, adding that a teacher from the school also complained of nausea.

The officer said the mid-day meal was provided by a self-help group to the school, which falls under private/aided category.

Further investigation is underway.