BEAR OR BARE??- Andhra Pradesh teacher makes students kneel naked in the Sun…
Two school students in a government run school in Andhra Pradesh were imposed a corporal punishment on them for not doing their homework. The children, who are also brothers, were made to stand and kneel naked in the Sun. The incident took place on Tuesday at Maradapalem area in Bheemili Mandal.
The teacher asked them to remove their shirts and stand under the scorching sun for three hours. The students allegedly collapsed after standing for around three hours. Both the kids has to be hospitalised.
The kids were in class IV and V didn’t complete their homework on time, because of which the teacher had lost his cool.
The father, who observed the kids without shirts, has lodged a complaint with the ward member and the village serpent.
However, as part of reconciliation measures, the mother admitted in the presence of village elders that she had forced the teachers to punish the kids. They had no intention to punish the children.
DEO M.V. Krishna Reddy said they would take departmental action against the responsible teachers if found guilty.
– Sharanya Bharathwaj