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The government Monday admitted that 4,620 children had fallen ill after eating mid-day-meals in the last few years, contrary to the claims that children were getting hot and hygienic food under the scheme.Among the states, Andhra Pradesh has suffered the most where 1,839 students of primary level had fallen ill followed by Karnataka (1241 students had fallen ill), Minister of State for Human Resource Development M.A.A. Fatmi informed the Rajya Sabha. Besides the above two states, 612 students in Uttar Pradesh, 208 in Maharashtra, 267 in Rajasthan, 145 in West Bengal, 77 in Tamil Nadu and 85 in Orissa have fallen ill after taking mid-day meals.  Read more at http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/over-4600-students-fall-ill-after-eating-mid-day-meal_100133958.html

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