42 inmates of KGBV taken ill in Asifabad

42 inmates of KGBV taken ill in Asifabad
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In a case of food-poisoning, 42 inmates of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) hostel at Koutala in Asifabad district suffered from dehydration on Monday and were immediately rushed to primary health centers in Koutala and Sirpur-T where doctors declared them out of danger. 

Asifabad: In a case of food-poisoning, 42 inmates of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) hostel at Koutala in Asifabad district suffered from dehydration on Monday and were immediately rushed to primary health centers in Koutala and Sirpur-T where doctors declared them out of danger.

Ill-health of the hostel inmates was attributed to the hostel warden, who was accused of not sticking to the official menu and served the leftover dal of last night along with puri as breakfast. After eating the breakfast, students complained of severe stomach pain and suffered from dehydration.

According to doctors, fiver students are still facing difficulty in breathing. Students blamed the hostel authorities for serving them uncooked and stale food.

They also alleged that the authorities are purchasing substandard vegetables for cheap prices. They said that there were served no other breakfast except kichidi.

Students and parents demanded the authorities to strictly implement the menu and to serve quality food.

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