Bihar Floods: Worms Found in Rice Served at Muzaffarpur Shelter, DM Assures ‘Quality Food’
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Muzaffarpur, July 17: The flood situation in Bihar remained harsh on Wednesday with over 25 lakh people affected across the 12 districts in the state. The district administrations have been serving food to flood-affected people, however, the quality of food will leave you in shock. According to a report in DNA India, worms were found in rice served to people in Muzaffarpur. Bihar Flood Turns Grim: 4 Dead, 18 Lakh Hit; CM Nitish Kumar Conducts Aerial Survey.

According to the report, people in Orai Prakhand region and nearby villages which falls under Bagmati river dam project were affected by flash floods due to heavy rainfall in Bihar. Therefore, district officials set up the shelter facility. They also served food but worm were found in it, reported DNA. When the issue was raised, the officials responsible tried to hush up the matter. Bihar Floods: JD (U) MP Faces Wrath of Villagers over 'negligence'.

But when police intervened, the quality of food was exposed. Reacting to the issue, District Magistrate (DM) said that it is their priority to provide quality food. And from now, the government officer or a doctor will taste it first before serving it to people.

In Bihar, all the major rivers are flowing above the danger level. The condition worsened following heavy rains in the state and the catchment areas of major rivers in bordering Nepal. However, it is expected that the condition will soon become normal as the rainfall in the areas has stopped.