July 17, 2013

When Mid-Day Meals Take Lives

They sat with their friends and they ate
Their mid-day meal, but on that date,
The government's mission
Against malnutrition
Went awry -- served up DEATH on their plate.

NDTV 17/07/2013: Twenty-one children are now dead after eating a free mid-day meal at their school in Bihar's Chhapra district, many of them below ten years of age. More than 30 others are in hospital. Read about it here

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