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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

80% of 2,000 Families want Children to Skip Midday Meals

Midday meals are one of govt's important schemes to draw children, especially the poor, to school
Eleven-year-old Vidya clearly remembers the last time she ate a midday meal at school. It was three months ago, the day school authorities discovered a lizard in the food. "She carries her own lunch ever since. On days she doesn't, I give her lunch money to eat chole-kulche outside school," her mother Sangeeta Devi says.

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