The kids’s relations alleged that they fell sick after consuming the anganwadi meals. Nevertheless, the district administration claimed that the meals poisoning was induced after they consumed some sweets at a neighborhood ceremony.

RAIPUR: A dozen kids of Pahadi Korba group have fallen sick attributable to meals poisoning in tribal dominated Jashpur district, officers stated on Wednesday.

All the kids have been admitted to a authorities hospital and their situation is out of hazard, the officers stated.

The relations of the kids alleged that they fell sick after they ate the ready-to-eat meals offered by the native anganwadi centre beneath the Bagicha Block of the district. Nevertheless, the district administration claimed that the meals poisoning was induced after they consumed some sweets at a non secular ceremony. The matter is beneath investigation, they added.

“Evidently they consumed sweets in a neighborhood ceremony which induced the meals poisoning however I’ve ordered a probe. The pattern of ready-to-eat meals has been despatched for examination on Wednesday,” stated Jashpur collector, Ritesh Agarwal.

“The ready-to-eat meals is given in all 176 villages of the district however there was no related grievance about it. Some children who have been sick haven’t even eaten the ready-to- eat meals therefore it appears that evidently there was another motive behind the meals poisoning,” stated Vinod Singh, chief government officer (CEO), Zila Panchayat.

Singh additional stated that on Tuesday night, the administration received data that the kids have been affected by diarrhoea and vomiting.

“The village is contained in the jungle and round 45 km from the headquarters. I together with native sub-divisional Justice of the Peace (SDM) and different officers rushed to the spot and admitted the children to a well being centre in Bagicha,” stated Singh.

On Tuesday, an eight-year-old lady died and 20 others fell sick allegedly after consuming ‘panipuri’ at a village market in Bilaspur district.



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