Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara speaking to ANI on Monday in Bengaluru
Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara speaking to ANI on Monday in Bengaluru

K'taka Deputy CM rubbishes reports of 'poisonous' food in Indira Canteen

ANI | Updated: Mar 19, 2019 00:12 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Monday rubbished reports which claimed that food being served in Indira canteen is "poisonous."
"Have asked the Commissioner to submit a report to me, taking samples from all 198 wards and get it examined from the lab. Some reports said it (food served in Indira Canteen) is poisonous, it cannot be poisonous. We cannot be feeding poisonous food to people," he told ANI.
Parameshwara's remarks came after reports surfaced that the food being served in Indira Canteen is "unfit for human consumption."
Indira Canteen is a food subsidisation programme being operated by the Government of Karnataka. The programme was launched in August 2017 to provide meals at subsidised rates. (ANI)

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