However brilliant he may be in academics, if a student doesn’t care about school norms and bunks classes to play cricket or watch films, he is punished. If he does this too often, despite being repeatedly reprimanded by the principal, the school typically rusticates him since it cannot afford to compromise on discipline.
The student’s parents then rush to the school to appeal. They also approach those who might be able to influence the principal to revoke the order, and even go to great lengths to explain to the neighbours what has gone wrong and how the boy would be
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