UP Mid-Day Meal: Milk Diluted With Water Served to Students in Sonbhadra, Matter Under Investigation
Students served diluted milk in UP's Sonbhadra's district. (Photo Credits: ANI)

Lucknow, November 29: In an incident reminding one about the ‘namak-roti' mess in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district that took place two months ago, a primary school in Sonbhadra's tribal area allegedly served diluted milk to students under the mid-day meal scheme in the school on November 27. One bucket water was mixed with a litre of milk to serve 85 students under the scheme, said reports. The Uttar Pradesh government has clearly prescribed that students be served milk and tehri to the students. Uttar Pradesh: Roti, Salt Served To Students In Mid-Day Meal In Mirzapur Primary School.

Assistant Basic Shiksha Adhikari said after the matter came to light that, "I am investigating the matter, Action will be taken against the culprits." Mid-Day Meal Horror In UP's Etah District: Over 40 Students Hospitalised After Consuming Food At Kasturba Gandhi School.

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The Assistant Basic Shiksha Adhikari of Sonbhadra district said that he was told that milk was unavailable, so they were directed by authority to mix water in it, in a balanced quantity. "I'm also being told that teachers had gone to get more milk but meanwhile pictures were clicked and distributed by them." However, the officer has said that investigations will be held in the case.