India's free meal scheme under scrutiny

Government orders review of meal scheme for poor students after 23 children died of food poisoning.

    The Indian government has ordered a review of a scheme that provides free school meals to poor students.

    That is after 23 children died of food poisoning in the state of Bihar earlier this week.

    Doctors say 25 others who had fallen ill are now out of danger.

    Al Jazeera's Karishma Vyas reports from Navsa Navada Village, Bihar.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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