Nine students of a government school in the city were taken ill on Thursday after consuming midday meal which allegedly had a dead rat in it.
The meal was served at Government Boys’ Senior Secondary School in Deoli area, and students were rushed to Madan Mohan Malviya Hospital.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia visited the students at the hospital.
“A rat has been found in midday meal in a government school. Nine students were rushed to hospital. I have spoken to doctors and the children are fine,” Sisodia said in a tweet.
दिल्ली के एक सरकारी स्कूल में मिड डे मील में चूहा मिला है। 9 बच्चे अस्पताल ले जाए गए हैं। बच्चों व् डॉक्टर से बात की है। सभी बच्चे ठीक हैं।— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) February 16, 2017
“An FIR is also being lodged and from tomorrow our officers will monitor cooking of food in the kitchen,” he added.
मिड डे मील सप्लायर के खिलाफ FIR करा रहे हैं। उसे ब्लैक लिस्ट भी करेंगे। बच्चो के मामले में इतनी बड़ी लापरवाही बर्दाश्त नहीं की जाएगी।— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) February 16, 2017
Police officials when contacted said they are aware of the issue but no formal complaint has been received yet.
सुबह से किचन में हमारे आफिसर्स की देखरेख में खाना बनेगा।— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) February 16, 2017
सभी बच्चों और उनके माता पिता से अस्पताल में मिला। सभी बच्चे ठीक हैं। https://t.co/hiKH6xWuSc— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) February 16, 2017