Uttar Pradesh: 3-year-old girl dies after falling into mid-day meal container

February 6, 2020

A 3-year-old girl died after falling into a mid-day meal container, which was being cooked for the school children at Rampur Atari primary school in Lalganj area of Mirzapur. Additional basic shiksha adhikhari Rammilan Yadav said the girl fell into the container after stumbling over construction material at the school.

Teachers and cooks rushed her to a government primary health centre where doctors gave her primary treatment following which they referred her to the divisional hospital in Mirzapur where she died during treatment at evening. The doctor, who attended the girl said she suffered over 80 percent burn injuries. 

Meanwhile, her parents accused the cooks of carelessness. 

Mirzapur district magistrate Sushil Patel said the school headmaster Santosh Kumar Yadav has been suspended in the connection with the incident and a probe had been ordered.

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Source: Hindustan Times

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