A 15-year-old Anish Gautam of standard 10 at Bharati Bhawan Secondary School was punished by his teachers on September 7 on charge of not cutting hair. The victim’s mother Parbati Gautam complained that he was beaten by his teachers.
She complained in a program organized to mark national children day that teacher Min Raj Dhungana, Basu Tiwari, Dharma Datta Adhikari and Principal Govinda Kafle had beaten her son on September 7.
The district child welfare committee’s member Rabi raj Basaula said that it is very sad to hear about such punishment which is condemn able.
Rama Kanta Sharma, district education officer, said that it is necessary to follow discipline however giving a corporal punishment is condemn able. He added that the school will be cautioned about the incident.
Bishnu Prasad Adhikari