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Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Bihar

Violent protests erupted in Chhapra on Wednesday over death of 23 school students after consuming mid-day meal.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 July 2013, 12:24:01 PM
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Bihar

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Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Bihar
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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The RJD is observing Saran bandh on Wednesday in protest against the incident.
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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In the district headquarters at Chhapra, the protesters targeted a police bus used for carrying prisoners and broke its glasses.
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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The children fell ill soon after eating the meal, which consisted of rice, pulse and soyabean.
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered a high level inquiry into the incident.
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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Protests against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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Violent protests erupted in Chhapra on Wednesday over death of 23 school students after consuming mid-day meal.
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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Opposition BJP gave a call for Saran bandh to protest the Nitish Kumar government following the midday meal deaths.
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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The bandh has evoked good response with all markets closed and vehicular traffic almost nil in Chapra town
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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Policemen wielded lathis at some places in Chapra to quell stone pelting protesters.
Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

Mid-day meal tragedy: Protests erupt in Chhapra, Bihar

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Violent protests erupted in Chhapra on Wednesday over death of 23 school students after consuming mid-day meal.

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