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55 Children Fall Ill After Dead Snake Turns Up in Mid-day Meal

by Rajashri on  June 13, 2009 at 8:53 PM Child Health News   - G J E 4
 55 Children Fall Ill After Dead Snake Turns Up in Mid-day Meal
In yet another indictment of the poor facilities provided to schools asked to serve mid-day meals, fifty-five school children have fallen ill after a dead snake turned up in their food.
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The incident occurred in West Bengal's Birbhum district at the Integrated Child Development Scheme centre at Rampurhat. Rampurhat SDO A Sengupta assessed the situation and said, "The snake came into notice when served on a plate along with a portion of rice and gruel."

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The cook named Maya says he left after preparing the food and added that she had complained often about the presence of snakes, insects and worms in the kitchen to Integrated Child Development Scheme officials. She said they paid no heed to her requests. But officials say Maya never complained and have promised to look into the matter.

Doctors who examined the sick children revealed that they did not suffer from food poisoning and only revulsion had made them nauseous.



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UTMOST CARE HAS TO BE TAKEN IN SUCH KITCHEN. LIFE OF FUTURE INDIA HAS TO BE PROTECTED PROPERLY. IT IS NOT FAIR TO BLAME SOMEBODY FOR SUCH AN INCIDENT. THOSE WHO ARE IN CHARGFE SHOULD TREAT ALL THE SCHOOL CHILDREN AS THEIR OWN WARD.
kannamma Monday, June 15, 2009
itis one incident out of n-number of crimes/day done by the irresponsible/corrupt persons in every level shows the respect given to the poor indians who is the actual fundation stone of this sub continent.
there should be a leagal strong poor peoples protection force/board has to be created to punish the corrupt political sharks.
like the political parties withdraws support and dissolves govt. at any movement the poverty control board has to be given power to dissolve the govt. at any time if the poor were negleted in any form.

darkhorse Monday, June 15, 2009
If a system can be put in place wherein each and every citizen of this country understands to become accountable then these kind of incidents will probably be thing of the past
sanju58 Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Not only people are getting corrupt, they are also inhuman, depraved and callous.Big oficials and minisyers should have been fed that snaky food along with their wifes ans childrens shit.
An angry teacher.

basit123 Monday, June 15, 2009

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