This refers to the article “Thrashed pupil awarded teacher’s salary” written by Sir Frank Peters. An Indian female schoolteacher who subjected a pupil to corporal punishment has been asked to give her month’s salary as compensation to the student to avoid being sacked, police arrest, and other disciplinary measures taken against her.
The Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) took this action. After a hearing on a corporal punishment complaint filed by the parents of a child today, the CCPCR directed Adarsh Public School, Sector 20, to take disciplinary action against a teacher under provisions of the RTE Act while exercising power under Sub-Section 3 of Section 15 of the Act.
Two members of the CCPCR,
In Bangladesh the High Court justices Md. Iman Ali and Sheikh Hassan Arif in 2011 outlawed the barbaric,
K M Abul Hasnat
Barbaric corporal punishment must end