An 11-year-old girl was made to stand inside boys’ toilet at a private school in Hyderabad for not coming to school in proper uniform.
The girl studies in class V of the Rao’s High School at Ramachandrapuram in Hyderabad. She is now too terrified to go to school.
The girl’s parents have recorded a video statement of her. Narrating her ordeal, the girl says that she went to school wearing regular dress. When her PT teacher spotted her in the school, she asked why she was not wearing the uniform.
The PT teacher warned her not to repeat the mistake of coming to school without wearing proper uniform. The girl told the PT teacher that her parents had written a note in her diary in this regard, but she was not ready to check the diary.
Other teachers also did not help or look at the note sent by girl’s parents. The girl says in the video that male students, who used the toilet during the time watched and some laughed at her. After some time, the PT teacher allowed her to go into the class.
As the incident came in public domain, several child rights activists staged protest and demanded action against the teacher under the Prevention of Sexual Offences Against Children law. No complaint has been registered with the police so far. School authorities have also not issued any statement in this regard yet