Gujarat: Boys come without homework, government teacher forces them to wear bangles

The Hush Post | 5:10 om | One-minute read

An incident took place in a government primary school of Mehsana district of Gujarat, where a teacher allegedly made three boys wear bangles after they came without homework. The district primary education department of Mehsana has ordered a probe in the incident.

On Thursday, the incident took place in Government Primary School Number 3 in Kheralu Taluka of Mehsana district. The school teacher Manubhai Prajapati, had allegedly forced three students of class 6 to wear bangles for not completing their homework.

The teacher reportedly asked some of the girls in the class to give their bangles and then made the boys wear them as a “mark of shame”. According to the reports, being ashamed of themselves, all the three boys did not go to school on Friday and Saturday.

The education department got the information about the incident on Saturday when the parents of the three children approached them as the boys refused to go to the school.

Smita Patel, Mehsana District Education Officer, said, “A probe has been ordered into the incident and a detailed report will be sent to be after the statements of the parents have been recorded. We will take action against the teacher if found guilty. Both parents and their kids have been called to the school.”

The accused teacher has been sent on indefinite leave. The officials have denied that the boys aren’t going to school. Kheralu Taluka Education Officer Kalpana Chowdhary reportedly said that the teacher had been sent on leave while the inquiry of the matter was on. But the kids were in school on Monday, she said.


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