A 10 year old girl was forced to do 200 sit-ups in one hour at an English medium school in Maninagar on Monday.
The incident sent a shockwave among parents and they protested at the school and demanded action against those responsible.
The girl father filed an FIR with Maninagar police.
Honey Prajapati,10, who is in class V at Lalita green lawns school in Maninagar. For the past few days she had a swelling on her head due to which she couldn’t comb her hair properly.
The school has rule mandating two braids but she tied her hair in a pony tail.
Honey’s father said her class teacher took honey to the principal’s office for flouting the rules.
“It was already a trauma that she was humiliated in front of other students. However, when she came back home at about 12.30pm, she was crying in pain and could not stand properly due to the swelling in her legs, my wife told me about the incident after which we took her to LG Hospital. Such behaviour cannot be tolerated. I have come to Maninagar police station to lodge a complaint against the trustee and all those responsible,” said Prajapati.