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Dead snake in mid-day meal: Sample sent for laboratory test in Chandigarh, raids in govt schools

The district administration has launched a probe in the incident. As per media reports, a few girl students were about to begin eating, but one of them spotted the reptile and raised alarm.


By   |  Updated On : May 13, 2017 07:57 AM
Dead snake in mid-day meal: Raids in Haryana govt schools

Dead snake in mid-day meal: Raids in Haryana govt schools

New Delhi :  

In a shoking incident after a baby snake was found in the mid-day meal that was served to the children in Government Girls Senior Secondary School at National Highway-2 in Faridabad following which the Chief Minister's flying squad inspected six schools in the district to take stock of the situation.

The district administration has sent the sample for laboratory test in Chandigarh. The administration has also stopped other schools to serve the food as the same agency supplies the meal in 371 schools in the district.

The squad checked mid-day meals in schools at Uncha Gaon,Chandravali, Ahairvad and Tigaon Road in the district.

"We took in writing about any short comings in the quality of food being served in their schools from the principals concerned," said Deputy Superintendent Dinesh Yadav.

Carrot sticks were found in the rice being served to the students, said Rajendra Singh, Assistant sub inspector in the squad. The report about the quality of the food has been sent to the chief minister, he added.

First Published: Saturday, May 13, 2017 07:48 AM



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