Even physician opined non-veg food essential for children: Kerala High Court stays Lakshadweep order removing meat items from school mid-day meal

"Prima facie, we find no reason for the change of food items, with the exclusion of meat and chicken," the Court said.
Even physician opined non-veg food essential for children: Kerala High Court stays Lakshadweep order removing meat items from school mid-day meal
Chief Justice S. Manikumar and Justice Shaji P. Chaly

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday questioned the rationale behind removing meat items from mid day meals in Lakshadweep schools observing that even a physician had opined that non-vegetarian foods (fish, chicken, and egg) are essential for the growth of children (Ajmal Ahmed R Vs Union of India).

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