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    In India, Mid-Day Meal Deaths Prompt Increased Scrutinyi
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    October 23, 2013 5:29 PM
    Police in northern India this week charged a principal with murdering 23 children, who died in July after eating a school lunch contaminated with pesticide. The tragedy has prompted the government to take a second look at the country's mid-day meal program - said to be the largest such scheme in the world. VOA correspondent Aru Pande has more from New Delhi.

    In India, Mid-Day Meal Deaths Prompt Increased Scrutiny

    Published October 23, 2013

    Police in northern India this week charged a principal with murdering 23 children, who died in July after eating a school lunch contaminated with pesticide. The tragedy has prompted the government to take a second look at the country's mid-day meal program - said to be the largest such scheme in the world. VOA correspondent Aru Pande has more from New Delhi.


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