Udaipur (Rajasthan), September 04 (KMS): A cook was arrested for discriminating with two Dalit girls in a government school in the State’s Udaipur district, police said.
The Dalit girls had reportedly served midday meal cooked by one Lala Ram Gurjar in a government upper primary school in Barodi area on Friday.
According to the police, Lal Ram objected to this and told the kids, who were taking the food, to throw it away because it had been prepared by Dalits. The students did as instructed and threw the food.
The victim girls informed their family members about the incident, after which they along with some of their relatives went to the school and requested that the cook be punished, South Asian Wire reported.
A case against the cook was registered with Gogunda Police Station under the prevention of SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) act,” police said.