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Dead lizard found in mid-day meal at Delhi govt school, 2 girls taken ill

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two girls were taken ill after having mid-day meal at a government school in East of Kailash in which a dead lizard was allegedly found, prompting Sisodia to order the termination of the food supplier's contract.

Sisodia, who visited the Rajkiya Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, said the students were admitted to a hospital and were stated to be stable.

A case has been registered at station after a complaint was received from the school principal, a said.

Sisodia, also the minister of Delhi, said it was a "major negligence" and such incidents cannot be tolerated.

He said the contract of the has been cancelled. The was responsible for supplying mid-day meal to 61 government schools in

Another supplier has been asked to provide mid-day meal to all government schools till a new arrangement is made, he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 21:55 IST