Chittoor [AP]: In a private school, students were forced to strip off their clothes and stand under the Sun since they had come late to school.
This incident occurred in Chaitanya Bharati School of Punganur Village, Chittoor District of AP.
According to the details, six students of III and IV standards falling in the age group of 9-10 came late to the school. The teacher asked them to remove their shirts and pants. Later, they were made to stand outside the classroom under the Sun as punishment.
Media reports indicated that the owner of this private school is also the principal of Maharaja Naidu School. He absconded after the video of the incident became viral.
Children’s activists and parents alleged that the principal is responsible for this shameful act.
The parents also alleged that this punishment has been given for not doing homework also.
President of the Children’s Rights Organization, Mr. Achuta Rao alleged that the management of the school connived with Mandal Education Officer for suppressing the incident. The organization demanded that the recognition of the school should be canceled forthwith and also register a case against the principal.