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Corporal punishment: Delhi govt asks pvt school to take disciplinary action

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has ordered Ramjas School in Anand Parbat area to take disciplinary action against the teachers accused by a man of giving corporal punishment to his daughter, a charge denied by the principal.

Sharma has alleged that his daughter has been beaten up and physically assaulted by teachers and the principal as he had been protesting against the recent fee hike by the school.

School principal Sandhya Bindal said the allegations are baseless.

"We have directed the school to initiate disciplinary proceedings against the teachers involved. The school has been given a few days time for submitting a compliance report," Directorate of Education (DoE) Director Saumya Gupta told PTI.

The school has been at the centre of protest by parents and alumni over alleged harassment of the students whose parents were protesting against the fee hike.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 19:57 IST