Eggs will not be served in anganwadis, says Shivraj Chouhan

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has turned down the proposal of including eggs in anganwadi meals in Alirajpur, Mandla and Hoshangabad districts, as reported by The Indian Express.

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The proposal to serve boiled eggs and egg curry was extended in a meeting by the Women and Child Development authority, to ensure a protein-rich diet for kids at anganwadis. According to media reports, Shivraj had publicly declared, “Milk and bananas will be served, but never eggs.”

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S K Mishra, principal secretary to the minister, told The Indian Express, “It has been a sentimental issue with the CM from day one. Moreover, there are better, more nutritious options available.”

States including Tamil Nadu and Orissa serve eggs in school meals.

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