ollowing the incident of beating a student in a private coaching centre in Parraypora area of Srinagar city, the district administration on Wednesday took the cognizance of the matter and initiated action.
“Whereas, it has been brought to the attention of DM, Srinagar through a video which has gone viral on social media wherein a faculty member reportedly Fayaz Ahmad Wagay of your Parraypora Centre is seen inflicting physical punishment to a student of the coaching centre by repeatedly slapping him in the class,” reads the order issued by DM Srinagar.
“This horrendous action has created a huge outcry among the local population and might have left immense phycological impact on the student.”
“Whereas, section 17 of the Right to education Act 2009 imposes an absolute bar on corporal punishment and prohibits physical punishment and mental harrasment to child and prescribes disciplinary action to be taken against the guilty person in accordance with the rules applicable to such person,” the order reads.
The SDM has called the Managing Director of HOPE Classes Parraypora for recording a statement in his court at 10:00 am on 15 April, an order issued by the office of the officer reads.